Monthly Archives: August 2017

Colorful Closing Ceremony Marks Conclusion of Body & Soul Health Club’s Summer Camp 2017

Colorful Closing Ceremony Marks Conclusion of Body & Soul Health Club’s Summer Camp 2017

Body & Soul Health Club and Spa, the award-winning network of health clubs owned and operated by Thumbay Group, marked the conclusion of its summer camp this year with a colorful closing ceremony on Saturday, 26th August 2017. The closing ceremony, held at Body & Soul Health Club and Spa, Al Jurf – Ajman was held in the presence of members of the club management as well as the trainers, camp attendees and parents.

This year, the Summer Camp had started from 18th June. The closing ceremony also included wonderful displays of talent by the summer camp kids. Certificates were awarded to outstanding performers of the camp. The function also honored the trainers.

Considered one of the largest kids’ camps in the country in terms of the number of participants and range of activities, Body & Soul’s summer camps are held every year during the summer vacation. Some of the highlights of the camp include healthy food with choice of veg. / non-veg., weekly field trip destinations including Iceland, Atlantis, Kidzania, Icerink, Dreamland etc., sports coaching (football, martial arts, swimming, basketball and water volleyball), sports activities (dodge ball, badminton, table tennis, art & crafts, aerobics, fitness) etc. In addition, participants also engage in fun activities like active learning, fun games, story hour, personality development, x-box challenge, foosball, billiards, treasure hunt, girls’ salon, karate, judo and much more. Furthermore, the camp also offers optional packages like special training in swimming, tennis and fitness camps, as well as weekly adventure activities like kayaking, rock-climbing, snorkeling etc.

In addition to summer camps, Body & Soul also conducts spring and winter camps for kids in the 5-15 age range, with lots of fun-filled activities for physical and mental well-being and development. “Through these camps, Body & Soul aims to nurture the children’s creativity and inspire them to adopt healthy lifestyles. Children not only discover their innate skills and talents, but also acquire the motivation to be innovative, confident and outgoing. The fun element is an intrinsic ingredient of all the camp activities,” says Mr. Farhad C., Director of the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group.

Body & Soul runs the Junior Active Club, a special sports and activity club for children aged 5 years to 15 years. The Little Souls Kid’s Gym offers various programs like Kid’s Zumba, Yoga, Aerobics, Arts & Crafts. Body & Soul is also committed to spreading the message of healthy lifestyle and fitness. The Annual Fun Run organized by the club is one of its most popular activities aiming to engage the community through fun events, to promote healthy lifestyle practices and underline the importance of regular physical activity among the residents of the UAE.

Body and Soul presently has five outlets in the UAE, including ‘ELITE’ and ‘LADIES ONLY’ clubs, offering extensive sports, recreation, fitness, health, social and youth programs. The sixth club is slated to open in Fujairah soon. Body & Soul’s facilities, infrastructure and operating standards are at par with the international standards of health clubs. All classes and workouts are supervised by highly trained, certified instructors. Operated by the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group, the brand is all set for a massive expansion which will see an addition of 25 new family-centered health clubs worldwide by 2022, in accordance with the group’s strategic plans.

Meet & Greet Bollywood Star Arjun Rampal at Thumbay Hospital Dubai on 29 th August

Meet & Greet Bollywood Star Arjun Rampal at Thumbay Hospital Dubai on 29 th August

Popular Bollywood actor Arjun Rampal will visit Thumbay Hospital – Dubai at 6pm on Tuesday, 29 th August 2017. The star will tour the advanced facilities of the hospital and meet and interact with fans and visitors.

The hospital will also be offering free blood pressure and blood sugar tests to visitors, on the occasion of the celebrity visit. “We invite one and all to Thumbay Hospital Dubai on Tuesday, to meet and greet the Bollywood celebrity and avail the free check-ups being offered,” said Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group.

Owned and operated by the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group, Thumbay Hospital Dubai is a part of the Thumbay network of academic hospitals. It provides training facilities to the students of Gulf Medical University, Ajman, the leading private medical university owned by Thumbay Group. It has been accredited by the Joint Council International (JCI), and has expert doctors and staff across all major specialties, in addition to the latest facilities and equipment. For more details on the celebrity visit, please call 055-7368941.

Free health camp at Centro Sharjah Hotel

Free health camp at Centro Sharjah Hotel

Thumbay Hospital Day Care – University City Road, Sharjah, the multispecialty day care center operated by Thumbay Group’s healthcare division, organized a free health camp for the staff of Centro Sharjah Hotel, on 16th August 2017. More than 60 members of the hotel’s staff availed the free services offered by the camp including dental consultation, general practitioner consultation, blood sugar, blood pressure and BMI checkups.

Located at University City Road, Muwaila, Sharjah, Thumbay Hospital Day Care offers treatment and procedures as day-cases, meaning no overnight stay in the hospital is required, and patients can rest and recuperate in their own homes. This day care hospital is a state-of-the-art multi-specialty facilities envisioned as a center housing all major specialties under one roof. Fully-equipped laboratory, advanced radiology services with ultrasound and x-ray facility and trained personnel to ensure optimum patient safety and satisfaction are some of the highlights of the hospital. The hospital uses the latest healthcare technology, which combined with excellent postoperative

care and effective pain relief enable patients to recover in just a few hours. This also ensures minimal risk of hospital infections.

Presentation on GENOMICS

Presentation on GENOMICS by Dr. Mamdouh Ayad, Vice President, Vantari Genetics on 16th August 2017 at Main Lecture Hall, Thumbay Hospital, Ajman.

Get a Free Medical Second Opinion at Thumbay Hospital Ajman

Get a Free Medical Second Opinion at Thumbay Hospital Ajman

Thumbay Hospital – Ajman, one of the leading academic hospitals owned and operated by Thumbay Group will be offering free Medical Second Opinion service from 1st to 31st August 2017. The initiative aims to offer accessibility of Thumbay Hospital’s expert doctors and world-class medical facilities to patients desirous of clearing their doubts about the treatment that they are receiving in any other hospital or from any other doctor.

The free second opinion will be given by the hospital’s top specialists across various departments. The second opinion will help the patient with a thorough evaluation of the primary diagnosis, either confirming or correcting it and providing additional information if any.

Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of Thumbay Group’s healthcare division said that the free Medical Second Opinion was in line with Thumbay Group’s commitment to offer high-quality healthcare at affordable costs. “Medical second opinion is a valuable resource when a patient is faced with difficult health circumstances or is unsure about the appropriate treatment option. We welcome one and all to experience the expertise of Thumbay Hospital’s doctors and our state-of-the-art facilities and equipment,” he added.

The free Medical Second Opinion can be availed by patients visiting the hospital for the first time this year as well as new patients who don’t have a file with the hospital. Patients referred internally are not eligible for the service. Patients must present the complete set of medical reports issued by the other hospital/doctor, for reference.

About Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division

Thumbay Group’s healthcare division presently operates academic hospitals in the UAE (Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah & Sharjah) and Hyderabad – India, as well as a network of day care centers and state-of-the-art family clinics at various locations in the UAE, making it the largest network of private academic hospitals in the region. All the hospitals and clinics provide clinical training for the students of Gulf Medical University (GMU), the leading private medical university in the region owned by Thumbay Group. They treat patients from over 175 nationalities, and are staffed by doctors, nurses and technicians from over 25 different countries, speaking more than 50 languages.

Thumbay Hospital, Ajman Observes World Breastfeeding Week

Thumbay Hospital, Ajman Observes World Breastfeeding Week

Thumbay Hospital – Ajman observed the World Breastfeeding Week with a variety of programs to encourage support breastfeeding, from 1st to 7th August 2017. As a part of the efforts to spread awareness on breastfeeding and maternity care, an ANC class was organized at the hospital on Saturday, 5th August. Attended by new and expectant moms, the program included a session by the Gynecologist and specialist lectures on breastfeeding, physiotherapy and dietetics.

Thumbay Hospital to Organize Medical Tourism Meet in Dhaka on August 5

Thumbay Hospital to Organize Medical Tourism Meet in Dhaka on August 5

Aiming to promote its world-class facilities and services among medical tourists and stakeholders, Thumbay Hospital, the leading network of private academic hospitals operated by the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group will conduct the ‘Thumbay Medical Tourism Meet’ at 7:30 pm on Saturday, 5th August 2017, at the Lakeshore Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Considered as the pioneers of Medical Tourism in the UAE, the Thumbay Hospital network, with its academic hospitals in Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, Fujairah and Hyderabad (India), have been making significant strides in medical tourism through Thumbay Medical Tourism (TMT), Thumbay Group’s award-winning medical tourism initiative. The medical tourism departments in all the hospitals, including Thumbay Hospital Hyderabad focus on marketing the services to international patients through innovative methods. Last year on World Tourism Day, Thumbay Hospital had welcomed its 6000th medical tourist.

Thumbay Hospital is also a proud partner in the Dubai Health Experience (DXH), the prestige brand conceived by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) to strengthen the position of Dubai on the world map of medical tourism. TMT has established representative offices in 87 countries, giving further fillip to Thumbay Hospitals’ medical tourism ambitions.

Commenting on Thumbay Hospitals’ medical tourism advantage, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division said, “Considering the current and future trends in Medical Tourism, Thumbay Hospitals have developed enhanced facilities, maintaining the highest standards of quality and offering packages with a wide range of personalization options. Our aim is to have about 1000 medical tourists daily at our hospitals, in the next 3-4 years.”

Presently, Thumbay Hospitals receive inquiries from a wide range of clientele including hospitals, medical practitioners, partnered agents, and inquiries from various websites across the globe.

Saudi Arabian Cultural Attache Visits Gulf Medical University

Saudi Arabian Cultural Attache Visits Gulf Medical University

A Saudi Arabian delegation led by His Excellency Musad Bin Ahmed Al-Jarrah, Cultural Attache, Consulate of the Kindom of Saudi Arabia was accorded a warm welcome at the Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman, UAE on Monday, 31st July 2017. The guests were received at the university by the academic team led by the Chancellor Prof. Hossam Hamdy and the Provost and Deans.

The vision, mission and strategic directions of GMU were presented before the delegates. They also toured the educational and research facilities in the campus, including the different ongoing projects of the hospitals and medical centers coming up within the campus.

The delegation commended GMU for its state-of-the-art teaching and training facilities and equipment. They were impressed with the facilities of GMU, the quality of the academic curriculum imparted and the emphasis on innovation and research. The delegates also appreciated GMU’s efforts to establish a full-fledged Academic Health System; a first in the private sector of the region.

The two sides discussed the prospect of collaboration between the Ministry of Education of Saudi Arabia and Gulf Medical University, which would enable more students from the country to pursue medical education in the different colleges under GMU. The visiting delegation also sought opportunities for greater cooperation with GMU in terms of student and faculty exchanges.  His Excellency Musad Bin Ahmed Al-Jarrah expressed his appreciation of GMU’s role in contributing young Saudi Arabian graduates to the country’s healthcare sector, evident from the large number of GMU graduates presently occupying high positions in the field.

Prof. Hossam Hamdy welcomed the suggestions put forth by His Excellency, and expressed GMU’s keenness for exploring more areas of cooperation with Universities of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The visit concluded with the Chancellor thanking the delegation for their visit.

About Gulf Medical University

Owned and operated by Dubai-based diversified international business conglomerate Thumbay Group, the Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman was founded by the group’s Founder President Mr. Thumbay Moideen, in 1998. GMU is today a preferred-choice for medical education to students of 75 nationalities, and employs faculty and staff from over 25 countries. GMU’s courses include Medicine, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy, Laboratory Technologist, Anesthesia & Surgical Technologist, Imaging Technologist, Public Health and the Transnational Collaboration – ADCPS. Thumbay Group’s network of academic hospitals (Thumbay Hospital), multispecialty daycare centers (Thumbay Hospital Day Care), clinics (Thumbay Clinics), pharmacies (Thumbay Pharmacy), diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) etc., provide training facilities for GMU students.