Monthly Archives: January 2018

Thumbay Hospital Day Care Conducts Free Health Camp at Rolla-Sharjah

Thumbay Hospital Day Care Conducts Free Health Camp at Rolla-Sharjah

Thumbay Hospital Day Care, Rolla, Sharjah, the multispecialty day care hospital under Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division, organized a free health camp on Friday, 26th January 2018.

Organized with the aim of promoting health awareness among the public and offering them easy access to quality healthcare, the camp offered specialist consultations, medicines, laboratory investigations, X-ray, ECG and Ultrasound services; all completely free of charges.

Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the Chancellor of Gulf Medical University, Ajman was the chief guest of the inaugural function of the health camp. “At the outset, I congratulate Dr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group on the first anniversary of Thumbay Hospital Day Care. I am impressed by the facilities and the team of doctors and caregivers here, and their services to the community. I am sure this hospital will continue serving more people in the future, being strategically located at the heart of Rolla, Sharjah,” he said.

Held from 9am to 9pm, the camp offered free healthcare services including specialist doctor consultation and blood sugar / blood sugar / BMI checkups. A team of specialist doctors, consultants, nurses and volunteers conducted free consultations and checkups across various specialist departments. Moreover, medicines, laboratory investigations and radiology services were offered completely free of charges. Visitors also availed the free refraction and fundoscopy tests.

Families and people of all age groups attended the camp. Mrs. Thasni, an Indian national who consulted the General Practitioner, thanked Thumbay Hospital Day Care for the camp. “I have been able to get a free consultation, as well as lab tests and ultrasound, completely free of cost. Everything from consultation to sample collections, specialist referral and medicine collection took just around 45 minutes, in spite of the fact that there are large numbers of people attending the camp. The camp is well-coordinated and systematically organized,” she said.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care is a multispecialty center which offers treatments and procedures as day-cases, meaning no overnight stay in the hospital is required, and patients can rest and recuperate in their own homes. 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. All major specialties are available at the hospital, complete with ambulance services and dedicated insurance and administrative back-up.

Gulf Medical University Inks Strategic Agreement with American University in Cairo to Enhance Cooperation

Gulf Medical University Inks Strategic Agreement with American University in Cairo to Enhance Cooperation

Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman, the leading private medical university in the region has entered into a strategic agreement with the American University in Cairo (AUC), Egypt, one of the top  English-language, American-accredited institutions of higher education in the Middle East.

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to this effect was signed between the two Universities on Thursday, 25th January 2017, by Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the Chancellor of GMU and Prof. Ehab Abdel Rahman Ibrahim, the Provost of AUC. According to the MoU, both institutions will cooperate to develop and implement joint educational programs and collaborations, in addition to facilitating exchange of faculty members and research scholars. The agreement also seeks to enable joint research activities, meetings and collaborations between GMU and AUC, in addition to regular exchanges of educational materials, methods and advancements.

Prof. Ehab Abdel Rahman said that the MoU would establish solid relations between the two universities. “This partnership would open up multifaceted cooperation with GMU. We hope to see more faculty and student exchanges and partnership programs. I am confident that this would also serve the future needs of both the universities,” he said.

His Excellency Prof. Ashraf Mahmoud Hatem, Counselor of the American University in Cairo said, “It was the long-standing dream of AUC to enter into medical and health education. This tie-up with GMU will not only benefit AUC, but will also prove useful to other Egyptian Universities, in the long run.”

Speaking about the agreement, Prof. Hossam Hamdy said that it was a realization of the vision of GMU’s Board of Trustees, which seeks to increase the global footprint of the University through collaborations with globally renowned universities. “AUC is one of the most prestigious universities in the region. This is the first time we are working to develop a new college under GMU. The collaboration is immediately activated by developing the new College of Health Economics, Policy and Healthcare Management.” Expressing hope that this collaboration would create a unique model to benefit the healthcare industry he added, “Together, we are going to take this MoU forward and explore areas of further expanding cooperation. Beyond academic degrees, this collaboration would also facilitate continuing professional development in the healthcare industry.”

Prof. Ehab Abdel Rahman and H.E. Prof. Ashraf Mahmoud Hatem said they were very impressed by the research and training facilities at GMU. “The facilities we have seen here are truly state-of-the-art. It is unique that a private university has established such excellent and highly sophisticated facilities, emphasizing the importance of research in advancing knowledge. The research facilities and the labs reflect the long-term vision of the university leadership, and extend far beyond short-term profit goals. These will continue to prove their worth in the future as well,” said H.E. Prof. Ashraf Mahmoud Hatem.

Prof. Manda Venkatramana, Vice Provost – Academics & Dean of the College of Medicine formally thanked the visiting delegates. The MoU signing was also witnessed by the Deans of various colleges under GMU.

Free Mega Health Camp Organized by Thumbay Hospital Day Care Draws Hundreds of Visitors

Free Mega Health Camp Organized by Thumbay Hospital Day Care Draws Hundreds of Visitors

Hundreds of people visited Thumbay Hospital Day Care – University City Road, Muweilah, Sharjah to attend the free mega health camp organized as part of Thumbay Group’s CSR program, on Friday, 19th January 2018. Organized with the aim of promoting health awareness among the public and offering them easy access to quality healthcare, the camp offered specialist consultations, medicines, laboratory investigations, X-ray, ECG and Ultrasound services; all completely free of charges.

Prof. Hossam Hamdy, the Chancellor of Gulf Medical University, Ajman was the chief guest of the inaugural function of the Mega Health Camp. Held from 9am to 9pm, the event offered free healthcare services including specialist doctor consultation and blood sugar / blood sugar / BMI checkups. A team of specialist doctors, consultants, nurses and volunteers conducted free consultations and checkups across various specialist departments. Moreover, medicines, laboratory investigations, X-ray, ECG and Ultrasound services were offered completely free of charges. Patients requiring diagnostic examinations were tested and their results issued immediately, enabling the dispensation of free medicines without delay.

Commenting on the Mega Health Camp, Dr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group said, “Thumbay Group’s networks of academic hospitals, day care centers and family clinics regularly hold free health camps across the country, for the benefit of the public, as part of the Group’s CSR drive. We consider this our way of giving back to the society.”

Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group said that the camp was helpful in raising awareness on lifestyle-diseases, in addition to giving people free specialist consultations, diagnostic tests and medicines. “We regularly organize these camps to help the public address various health problems faced by people, along with early detection and prevention. Our camps also provide the needy with diagnostic tests and the necessary medication to cure their ailments,” he said. He added that promoting awareness on personal health and hygiene was an important aim of the camp.

Families and people of all age groups attended the camp. Mr. Abdul Rasheed, an Indian national who consulted Dr. Jayakumar Siddaraju, Specialist – Internal Medicine at the camp said that he found the event very helpful. Following initial diagnosis, he was referred to the Urologist. He expressed his gratitude for the free medicines, diagnostic tests and scan he had availed at the camp. “It is commendable that in spite of the huge crowd, all the tests, consultations and medicine dispensation are being handled systematically here, ensuring minimal inconveniences for visitors,” he added.

Mr. Amin, a Manager who had visited the camp along with his employees, said that around 200 people from his company were attending the camp. Having personally consulted the Internal Medicine and Eye Specialists, he said that the free medical camp was a “very good initiative” and a “positive contribution” by Thumbay Group, immensely benefiting the public, especially the blue-collar workers who wouldn’t usually be able to afford multispecialty care. “Everything in the camp has been free of costs, and the doctors have been very friendly and welcoming, listening to the patients patiently and advising further action.” Emphasizing that the camp provided high-quality care, he said he would recommend it to friends and colleagues.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care is a multispecialty center which offers treatments and procedures as day-cases, meaning no overnight stay in the hospital is required, and patients can rest and recuperate in their own homes. 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. All major specialties are available at the hospital, complete with ambulance services and dedicated insurance and administrative back-up.

About Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division

The Thumbay network of academic hospitals is now the largest network of private academic hospitals in the Middle East, treating patients from around 175 nationalities. It is also one of the biggest JCI-accredited private academic hospital networks in the region. Thumbay Group’s healthcare division also operates a chain of family clinics (Thumbay Clinic) and multispecialty day care hospitals (Thumbay Hospital Day Care) in the UAE as well as diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) and pharmacies (Thumbay Pharmacy) in the UAE and India. The hospitals and clinics are presently located at Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain in the U.A.E. and in Hyderabad—India. Thumbay Medical Tourism, which promotes Thumbay Group’s ultra-modern healthcare services to international patients, is tied-up with 87 countries through representative offices. The Thumbay academic hospital network will have a total of 1000 beds in the UAE, 1500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022.

Thumbay Hospital Hyderabad Gets Prestigious NABH, NABL Accreditations for High Quality Healthcare

Thumbay Hospital Hyderabad Gets Prestigious NABH, NABL Accreditations for High Quality Healthcare

Thumbay Hospital – Hyderabad, the leading academic hospital owned by Dubai-based international conglomerate Thumbay Group, has received accreditation from the National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH), the highest national recognition and a mark of quality patient care and safety.  Also, the diagnostic lab of the hospital, part of the Thumbay Labs network has been accredited by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL). The accreditations were accorded in recognition of the high standards of healthcare services delivered by Thumbay Hospital, Hyderabad.

NABH and NABL are constituent boards of Quality Council of India (QCI). NABH is an institutional member of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQUA), an international apex body which grants approval to Accreditation Bodies in the area of healthcare. Reports issued by an NABL accredited laboratory are internationally accepted owing to its tie up with International Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (ILAC) and Asia Pacific Laboratory Accreditation Cooperation (APLAC).’

The hospital received the accreditations after a stringent evaluation process based on various parameters under patient safety and quality of care. With these recognitions, the Thumbay network of academic hospitals in the UAE and India has become one of the largest networks of private academic hospitals with topnotch international accreditations. Thumbay Hospitals are already one of the largest JCI (Joint Commission International) accredited private academic hospitals in the Middle East region, while Thumbay Labs has the distinction of being among the largest networks of private diagnostic labs accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), in the region.

Congratulating Thumbay Hospital – Hyderabad on the achievement, Dr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group said, “This is a proud moment for the hospital. Across all Thumbay Hospitals in the UAE and India, our international accreditations and tie-ups are testimony to the high quality standards we follow. The teaching/academic component of our hospitals is a unique factor, and keeps us motivated to continuously set higher quality challenges for ourselves.” Elaborating on the strategic global expansion plans of Thumbay Group for the Healthcare Division, he said that the Thumbay academic hospital network will have a total of 1000 beds in the UAE, 1500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022.

Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group said, “We are proud that our Hyderabad hospital has been accredited by NABH and NABL. Thumbay Hospitals are constantly working towards providing the best services to our patients, giving them the benefit of the latest technological developments available.  Prestigious accreditations such as these ultimately benefit our patients by assuring them of high quality patient care and safety. This recognition strengthens our commitment to always maintain the highest standards, with patient convenience and quality at the heart of our operations.”

About Thumbay Hospital Hyderabad

Thumbay Hospital New Life, part of the network of academic hospitals owned and operated by the Dubai-based diversified international business conglomerate Thumbay Group is a 200-bed family healthcare facility in Hyderabad where high quality healthcare is delivered at affordable costs. The hospital aspires to emerge as a leading super-specialty facility in the region. It delivers high-quality healthcare using the most modern equipment and cutting-edge technology combined with expert doctors, technicians and nursing staff with extensive experience. Specialties include: Anesthesiology, Cardiology, Critical Care, Endocrinology, General Medicine, General Surgery, Laparoscopic Surgery, Medical Gastroenterology, Nephrology Medicine, Neurology Medicine, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Orthopedic Surgery, Pediatrics, Physiotherapy, Radiology, Respiratory Medicine, Surgical Gastroenterology and Urology Medicine. Thumbay Group aims to develop the hospital into a hub for medical tourism and for training medical students. Plans are also afoot to establish an advanced transplant center at the hospital.

About Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division

The Thumbay network of academic hospitals is now the largest network of private academic hospitals in the Middle East, treating patients from around 175 nationalities. It is also one of the biggest JCI-accredited private academic hospital networks in the region. Thumbay Group’s healthcare division also operates a chain of family clinics (Thumbay Clinic) and multispecialty day care hospitals (Thumbay Hospital Day Care) in the UAE as well as diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) and pharmacies (Thumbay Pharmacy) in the UAE and India. The hospitals and clinics are presently located at Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain in the U.A.E. and in Hyderabad—India. Thumbay Medical Tourism, which promotes Thumbay Group’s ultra-modern healthcare services to international patients, is tied-up with 87 countries through representative offices.

 

Thumbay Clinic RAK Conducts a Monthly Pediatrician Visit to Chubby Cheeks Nursery

Thumbay Clinic RAK Conducts a Monthly Pediatrician Visit to Chubby Cheeks Nursery
Thumbay Clinic RAK conducted a Monthly Pediatrician visit to Chubby Cheeks Nursery, RAK on Jan 17th 2018.
Dr.Sandeep Surendra Kanchan (Specialist Pediatrician) examined the kids. Total 80 kids examined in the camp.
 
About Thumbay Clinic
Thumbay Clinic Ras-Al-Khaimah is a modern, multi-specialty, state-of-the art clinic, situated  in Al Nakheel, Ras-Al-Khaimah. Thumbay Clinic started its functioning with a vision of being the leading and first choice clinic in the region. Experienced Doctors and well-trained Nurses are our forte.
Thumbay Clinics are also available in Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, and Umm-Al- Quwain. Being a part of Thumbay Hospital Ajman, Thumbay clinic shares the same mission to provide high quality, patient focused, cost effective healthcare.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care to Conduct Free Mega Health Camp in Sharjah on January 19

Thumbay Hospital Day Care to Conduct Free Mega Health Camp in Sharjah on January 19

In addition to free consultations and checkups, the camp would also offer free medicines, laboratory investigations, X-ray, ECG and Ultrasound

Thumbay Hospital Day Care – University City Road, Muweilah – Sharjah, the multi specialty day care center operated by Thumbay Group’s healthcare division, will be conducting a free Mega Health Camp from 9 am to 9 pm on Friday, 19th January 2018.

The camp aims to increase awareness and promote medical and dental health among the public. Free consultation would be available with specialist doctors. In addition, the camp would also offer free medicines, laboratory investigations, X-ray, ECG and Ultrasound, as well as blood sugar, blood pressure and BMI checks.

“We regularly conduct many such camps as part of Thumbay Group’s corporate social responsibility. With these camps, we aim to help the public gain easy access to superior healthcare,” said Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group. “We always get overwhelming response for our health camps, and a lot of people across the UAE benefit from them,” he added.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care is a multispecialty center which offers treatments and procedures as day-cases, meaning no overnight stay in the hospital is required, and patients can rest and recuperate in their own homes. Fully-equipped laboratory, 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. All major specialties are available at the hospital, complete with ambulance services and dedicated insurance and administrative back-up.

For more details on the camp, please call 06-5449444 or 050-2196591.

Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe Opens Premium Outlet at My City Center

Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe Opens Premium Outlet at My City Center

Blends & Brews moves closer to its target of 100 outlets by 2020, in accordance with the strategic global expansion plan

Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe, the UAE-born international brand of coffee shops under Thumbay Group’s Hospitality Division, opened a new outlet at My City Center, Al Dahit, Ras Al Khaimah on Tuesday, 9th January 2018. The coffee shop was inaugurated by Dr. B. Ahmed Haji Mohiudeen, Chairman of B.A. Group, India, in the presence of Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group, Mr. Farhad C, Director of the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group, and other members of Thumbay Group Board.

  The Blends & Brew Coffee Shoppe chain has been spreading its wings in the country, emerging as one of the fastest growing coffee shop chains in recent times. Having completed a decade since the launch of its first outlet, Blends & Brews now has multiple outlets in different Emirates of the UAE, in addition to its first outlet in India which was opened in Hyderabad in 2016. Blends & Brews has outlets at major shopping malls, offices, universities, government offices, hospitals, health clubs, etc. and the numbers are growing owing to its huge popularity and demand. Its first drive-thru outlet was opened in Ajman in 2016. It also operates ELITE outlets catering to upmarket customers.

The brand has built a reputation over the years, and is now pursuing an ambitious expansion plan in the Middle East region, Africa and India, in line with Thumbay Group’s strategic plans. “The strategic plan of Thumbay Group includes the addition of 100 Blends & Brews outlets by 2020, and extend franchise offers to partners in countries including India and the MENA region,” said Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group, adding, “We are confident that our UAE-born brand will find acceptance the world over.”

In addition to hot and cold beverages including its signature blends Espresso Blends, Tropical Gold, Blenders Sparkle, Blends & Brews also has a short-eats menu designed in accordance with the local palate, to ensure quick service to customers without having them wait. Keeping in mind the customers’ requirements, Blends & Brews offers them seven varietals of Tea (both iced and hot), cold coffees, iced and creamy smoothie, soda pops, Gelato ice creams, thick creamy shakes and specialized chocolate drinks. Blends & Brews also has its own range of sugar-free delicacies including drinks, cookies and cakes. The stores are designed as attractive open spaces and the interiors are coffee-themed, based on the concept of modernity. The Baristas are professionals who are keen on giving customers a taste of the brand’s values, besides great coffee.

Commenting on the new coffee shop, Mr. Farhad C, Director of the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group said, “The trends of the day and customers’ preferences take center-stage at Blends and Brews coffee shops. The new shop will offer our food menu varieties, as well as the brand’s popular range of signature drinks. Our sugar-free delicacies will also be available here.”

About Thumbay Group

Established by the Founder President Dr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, today Thumbay Group is a diversified international business conglomerate headquartered in Dubai, with presence across 20 sectors of business including Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Technology, Media, Events, Medical Tourism, Trading and Marketing & Distribution. Thumbay Group follows a strategic plan, according to which the Group aims to expand its businesses over ten times, with global presence. The strategic vision plan aims to increase the employee strength to 25,000 by the year 2022.

Hospitality Division

The hospitality division of Thumbay Group operates three different brands: The Terrace Restaurant, Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe, and Body & Soul Health Club & Spa. The Terrace Restaurant is a multi-cuisine restaurant chain operating multiple outlets across Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman and Fujairah. Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe has outlets in Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah and Hyderabad (India). Body & Soul Health Club & Spa operates five clubs in the UAE, including ‘ELITE’ and ‘LADIES ONLY’ facilities, offering extensive sports, recreation, fitness, health, social and youth programs. The sixth club will be opened in Fujairah, shortly.

Thumbay Pharmacy organized a beach clean-up drive SAVE OUR BEACH at Al Zorah Beach Ajman

Thumbay Pharmacy organized a beach clean-up drive SAVE OUR BEACH at Al Zorah Beach Ajman

In line with Thumbay Group’s CSR program, Thumbay Pharmacy organized a beach clean-up drive ‘Save Our Beach’ on Friday, 5 January 2018 at Al Zorah Beach, Ajman. Pharmacy employees got together to clean up a section of beach to show their commitment towards cleanliness of public areas in the emirate as well as raise awareness amongst the residents to preserve the environment by maintaining cleanliness, recycling and making this an integral part of their day to day lives.’

Thumbay Clinic RAK Conducts a Free Health Checkup Camp in Naturelle LLC, RAK

Thumbay Clinic RAK Conducts a Free Health Checkup Camp in Naturelle LLC, RAK

Thumbay Clinic RAK conducted a free health checkup camp in Naturelle LLC, RAK on 4th Jan 2017.

Dr.Mohammed Anees Nawab (General Practitioner) consulted the patients in the camp. The facilities offered in the camp includes Free doctor consultation, Free BMI, Free Blood Pressure and Free Random Blood Sugar checkup.

The Camp was followed by health awareness talk on “Personal Hygiene and healthy living” by Dr.Mohammed Anees Nawab.

About Thumbay Clinic RAK

Thumbay Clinic Ras-Al-Khaimah is a modern, multi-specialty, state-of-the art clinic, situated  in Al Nakheel, Ras-Al-Khaimah. Thumbay Clinic started its functioning with a vision of being the leading and first choice clinic in the region. Experienced Doctors and well-trained Nurses are our forte.
Thumbay Clinics are also available in Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, and Umm-Al- Quwain. Being a part of Thumbay Hospital Ajman, Thumbay clinic shares the same mission to provide high quality, patient focused, cost effective healthcare.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care conducts Health Awareness Session at Bab Al Atta Fitness Club, Rolla

Thumbay Hospital Day Care conducts Health Awareness Session at Bab Al Atta Fitness Club, Rolla

Thumbay Hospital Day Care, Sharjah, (Rolla) conducted Health Awareness session at Bab Al Atta Fitness Club, Rolla Sharjah on 25th December 2017.

The event included consultation with hospital’s General Practitioner – Dr. Riaz Hussain, Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar and BMI Check-up. Around 100 members get participated in this event.

 

Thumbay Hospital Day care is a new addition to the Thumbay healthcare family with state of the art multi-speciality facility for patients who require super specialty consults and daycare surgeries that helps them with their treatment and disease by providing a highly efficient and expert experience. The focus is on providing a truly satisfying patient experience – minimal waiting and delays with faster admissions and discharges along with easy scheduling of appointments for consultations, radiology and laboratory