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Thumbay Moideen Conferred Honorary Doctorate at Amity University Dubai’s Annual Convocation

Thumbay Moideen Conferred Honorary Doctorate at Amity University Dubai’s Annual Convocation

Mr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Dubai-based global conglomerate Thumbay Group, was conferred an Honorary Doctorate at the annual convocation ceremony of Amity University – Dubai, on 20th November 2017. Mr. Moideen, the Guest of Honour of the convocation ceremony, was awarded the doctorate in the presence of distinguished dignitaries, academicians, students, teachers and parents.

An official statement by Amity University Dubai said that Mr. Thumbay Moideen was being conferred the honor in view of his “significant contributions towards promotion of medical education, trade and industry, and social and economic development of the nation.”

In his acceptance speech, Mr. Thumbay Moideen expressed his gratitude to Amity University Dubai for awarding the doctorate. “Throughout my career, I have had the privilege of transforming lives through education and healthcare, strengthening communities and contributing to the growth and progress of the nation. I owe my success to God Almighty, the support of the government, and my team. This recognition will inspire me to do more in driving positive change,” he said.

Mr. Thumbay Moideen awarded certificates to the graduates and the honors for batch toppers.

About Mr. Thumbay Moideen

Mr. Thumbay Moideen is the Founder President of Thumbay Group, a diversified international conglomerate headquartered at DIFC – Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE). Starting with the establishment of Thumbay Group in 1998, he has set up business operations in 20 sectors. Today, the Group has activities in Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail Optical, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Technology, Media, Events, Medical Tourism, Trading and Marketing & Distribution.

Thumbay Group today employs close to 5000 people, which is projected to increase to around 25000 by the year 2022, with the completion of ongoing and upcoming projects. The Thumbay chain of hospitals, the constituent teaching hospitals of the Gulf Medical University are one of the largest healthcare services providers in the UAE, serving patients from over 175 nationalities. The Gulf Medical University (GMU) which is one of the leading private medical universities in the Middle East region, attracts a student cohort of 80 nationalities and faculty and staff from over 25 countries. Currently, Thumbay Group is focusing on its strategic long-term plans which will see the group scale its businesses almost ten times and expand its operations globally. The Group plans to build three more international campuses in the next five years. This is in addition to the plans to expand the chain of academic hospitals to 15 worldwide by 2022, with a total capacity of 1000 beds in the UAE, 1500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and in Africa. The group also plans to expand specialized retail outlets.

Picture details: Founder President of Thumbay Group, Mr. Thumbay Moideen receiving the honorary doctorate from Founder President of Amity University – Dr. Ashok K. Chauhan, Chancellor – Dr. Atul Chauhan, Chairman of Amity PACIFIC Forum – Dr. Ajit Kumar Nagpal, and other officials.

Thumbay Hospital Organizes Week-Long Series of Programs to Mark World Diabetes Day

Thumbay Hospital Organizes Week-Long Series of Programs to Mark World Diabetes Day

Thumbay Hospital – Fujairah, the leading academic hospital under Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division organized a week-long diabetes awareness campaign from 10th to 17th November 2017, with a series of activities aimed to spread awareness on diabetes and emphasizing the importance of physical activity in safeguarding against the disease. The campaign was launched as part of the hospital’s World Diabetes Day celebrations.

As part of the campaign, Thumbay Hospital – Fujairah participated as a medical support partner in the Harvesting Event at the Orthodox Church, Fujairah and offered free basic health check-up for all the attendees of the event, spreading the message of diabetes awareness.  The hospital also organized a series of health talks across corporate companies, including an enlightening talk by Dr. Dileep Kumar, Nephrologist, on the topic ‘Diabetes & Kidney’ on 14th November, at a labour camp.  The highlight of the hospital’s diabetes awareness programs was the walkathon organized with the support of Fujairah Police, which was highly effective in educating the public and inspiring them to find ways to adopt active lifestyles, for a healthier future.

The Management of Thumbay Hospital, Fujairah confirmed that the hospital has plans to conduct more awareness activities focused on women’s health across organizations in the Emirate, in line with World Diabetes Day’s official theme this year; ‘Women & Diabetes’.

Thumbay Group’s Finance Director Named ‘MENA CFO of the Year’ at CFO Achievement Awards 2017

Thumbay Group’s Finance Director Named ‘MENA CFO of the Year’ at CFO Achievement Awards 2017

Mr. Nazeer Hussain, Director of Finance & Budget – Thumbay Group, won the prestigious ‘MENA CFO of the Year’ award for the private sector, at the CFO Achievement Awards 2017 held at JW Marriott Marquis Hotel, Dubai on 16th November 2017. Mr. Hussain, who is also a member of the ‘Thumbay Group Board’ which implements the group’s strategic plans, received the award at a special ceremony organized on the second and final day of the 11th CFO Strategies Forum MENA.

The CFO Strategies Forum commended Mr. Hussain for exceptional performance in leading the finance team during the past year, aligning the finance function with the company’s strategic direction, and having a direct impact on its bottom line. Mr. Hussain had won the ‘Revolutionary CFO of the Year’ award at the forum, in 2015 and 2016.

Congratulating Nazeer Hussain on the award, Mr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group said, “It is a matter of great honor that Thumbay Group’s forward-looking strategies are being increasingly recognized at global forums, coming at a time when we have entered a very important phase of growth and global expansion. Recognition like these will definitely be a source of motivation in our journey ahead.”

The CFO Strategies Forum is an annual event which brings together over 120 Chief Financial Officers, CEOs and industry experts to discuss industry trends, catalyze the region’s continuous growth and provide them with unparalleled networking opportunities. The CFO Achievement Awards recognize the important contribution of CFOs in delivering results and achieving success for their organizations.

Thumbay Hospital Day Care – University City Road, Sharjah conducted a health awareness program at Gurudwara Dubai

Thumbay Hospital Day Care – University City Road, Sharjah conducted a health awareness program at Gurudwara Dubai

Thumbay Hospital Day Care – University City Road, Sharjah conducted a health awareness program at Gurudwara Dubai on 4th November.  The program included consultation by the hospital’s Consultant Cardiologist Dr. Galaleldin Nagib Elkilan and Dr. Sridhar Babu- General physician. Around 50 people attended the Health Check up. We have also offered Free Blood Pressure, Blood Sugar and BMI check up.

Thumbay Group Signs MoU with Dubai Charity Association to Support Economically Weaker Sections of Society in areas of Healthcare, Education and Other Activities

Thumbay Group Signs MoU with Dubai Charity Association to Support Economically Weaker Sections of Society in areas of Healthcare, Education and Other Activities

Thumbay Group, the Dubai-based diversified international business conglomerate, has signed an agreement with Dubai Charity Association, to provide healthcare services to the employees of Dubai Charity Association and their dependents. This agreement will support economically weaker patients and also sponsor Students to the Medical University.

Also An MOU to this effect was signed on Wednesday, 15th November 2017 between Mr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group and Mr. Ahmed Mohamed Mismar – Secretary General of Dubai Charity Association.

According to the MoU, the Thumbay network of academic hospitals, multi-specialty day care hospitals and family clinics in the UAE spread across Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Fujairah, Umm Al Quwain and Ras Al Khaimah would provide special discounts to the employees of Dubai Charity Association and their dependents, who do not have insurance coverage. Those with insurance coverage can avail the discounts on the services, which are not covered by their insurance.

Speaking about the partnership, Thumbay Moideen, founder president of Thumbay Group, said: “The Thumbay network of academic hospitals, day care hospitals and clinics operate with the aim of helping the communities improve their quality of life and also help economically weaker students to peruse their further studies at the university. This partnership will be an important step to support the vision of a healthy, secure and safe UAE. We look forward to working together and improving the health and well-being of the community.”

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.

Going forward, 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, taking the total number of hospitals to 15 worldwide. The expansion will pitchfork Thumbay Hospital as one of largest network of academic hospitals in the Gulf region.

Thumbay Hospital Ajman Marks World Diabetes Day with Walkathon for Diabetes Awareness

Thumbay Hospital Ajman Marks World Diabetes Day with Walkathon for Diabetes Awareness

Thumbay Hospital – Ajman, the leading academic hospital owned by Thumbay Group’s healthcare division, launched a diabetes awareness campaign “Count Your Steps – To Beat Diabetes,” on 14th November 2017, at Ajman Marina, Ajman. Organized to mark ‘World Diabetes Day’, the highlight of the event was walkathon by MOH, Ajman Police, Ajman Municipality dignitaries and school children, emphasizing the importance of physical activity in keeping diabetes at bay.

    

A large number of participants, including students from around 10 schools took part in the walkathon. H.E. Abdul Aziz Hussain Alwahedi, Vice Director of Ajman Medical District, Ministry of Health & Prevention – UAE, the chief guest of the event inaugurated the walkathon in the presence of other dignitaries like Lt. Colonel Ghaith Khalifa Al Kaabi – Director of Al Nuaimia General Police Station, Dr. Mohamed Kamel El Sayed Ibrahim – Medical Director of Thumbay Hospital Ajman, Mr. Mohammad Abufara – COO of the hospital, and other members of the hospital management. The walkathon was supported by UAE Ministry of Health & Prevention, Municipality & Planning Department – Ajman and Ajman Police.

Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group said that the campaign was organized with the aim of educating the wider public about how they can avoid developing diabetes by leading a healthier lifestyle. “Through this program, we aim to create awareness that one positive step towards a healthier lifestyle can make a big difference in your life. Diabetes is fast becoming the biggest health threat in the region and can reduce life expectancy. However, if managed correctly, many people can go on to lead happy and independent lives without developing these complications. We need to work towards finding ways to keep ourselves active, for a healthier future,” he said.

As part of the campaign, Thumbay Hospital – Ajman organized a free health checkup camp at the hospital, on 13th and 14th November. Many visitors and patients availed the free blood pressure, blood sugar and BMI tests at the camp and sought advice on healthy lifestyle. Health awareness lectures and corporate health checkup camps are also part of the campaign.

Akbar Moideen Thumbay Recognized as Young Leader ‘Shaping the Future’ at Stars of Business Leadership Awards 2017

Akbar Moideen Thumbay Recognized as Young Leader ‘Shaping the Future’ at Stars of Business Leadership Awards 2017

Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group, was awarded the ‘Leader Shaping the Future Award’ at the prestigious Stars of Business Leadership Awards 2017 on 9th November, at JW Marriott Marquis, Dubai.

Mr. Akbar was chosen for the award on the basis of his role in leading Thumbay Group’s healthcare division on the path of success, the remarkable growth achieved by the division in recent times, and for demonstrating outstanding leadership capabilities and entrepreneurial flair.

Expressing happiness on the recognition, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay said, “Thumbay Group’s businesses, especially the healthcare division is going through an exciting phase of growth and global expansion right now, in accordance with the strategic plans developed by our Founder President, Mr. Thumbay Moideen. We take pride in every recognition that comes our way. These recognitions motivate us to accomplish more,” he said.

The Stars of Business Awards are the most prestigious business accolades in the region, widely respected for being objectively judged. For over a decade now, the awards have been focusing on recognizing companies and entities for their growth, achievements, aspirations and position in the market. The 2017 edition of this award was focused on recognizing the achievements of visionaries who use their leadership skills and innovative thinking to drive an entire team forward with them, according to the organizers.

About Thumbay Group

Established by the Founder President Mr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, today Thumbay Group is a diversified international business conglomerate 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.

Legendary British Band Uriah Heep Visits Gulf Medical University Prior to Dubai Live Show

Legendary British Band Uriah Heep Visits Gulf Medical University Prior to Dubai Live Show

Legendary British band Uriah Heep formed in 1969, who shared fame with the likes of Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple and defined an entire era of rock and heavy metal in the 1970s, visited the Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman – the leading private medical university in the region, on 9th November 2017.

The Band was welcomed at GMU by members of the University Students’ Council and a large number of students. The band had an audience with Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder, President Board of Governors of GMU, as well as the Chancellor Prof. Hossam Hamdy. They toured the University campus and met and greeted the students and faculty.

Interacting with the students gathered, the band spoke about life in the music industry and shared experiences from their years touring the globe. The band was visiting the University prior to its first live show in Dubai, at the Secret Garden, Jumeirah Beach Hotel on 10th November 2017. Fifteen lucky students of GMU whose names were drawn in a raffle draw were awarded free tickets to the band’s Dubai show.

Uriah Heep is revered by rock music enthusiasts worldwide for creating their own distinctive progressive metal style of music. They rose to great prominence and enjoyed a huge fan base in their heyday. The band has sold over 40 million albums worldwide and continues to enjoy a great cult following to this day.