In a bid to provide Ghanian medical students with state-of-art teaching facilities in the Middle East, the Ghana Medical and Dental Council on November 21, 2016 accorded an official recognition to the Gulf Medical University (GMU).
A high-profile team of delegates from Ghana Medical and Dental Council visited the Ajman campus as a part of the inspection of the programs offered by the Gulf Medical University. The visiting delegation was accorded a warm welcome by the Founder President, board of governors, Gulf Medical University Mr. Thumbay Moideen, Provost Prof. Gita Ashok Raj, various deans and the Ghanian medical students.
Speaking about the recognition, Prof. Gita Ashok Raj, said, “We are pleased to receive this important recognition, which is in many ways a strong indicator of the unparalleled educational experience we are providing for students that enroll at GMU. The foundation of these achievements is our faculty and staff who have embraced our vision for the future and dedicated themselves to serving our campus community. I am grateful for all their contributions and their commitment to students who will represent GMU and the next generation of leaders and innovators across the globe.”
During the visit, the delegates were briefed to an audio-visual presentation, followed by a visit to various medical faculties and departments. They were also introduced to the GMU’s educational pattern and the use of the most modern and advanced laboratories by the University to impart quality medical education to the students. The visiting team was highly impressed that the university had an international faculty and a student cohort from around 75 countries. Later, the visiting team interacted with the Ghanian students enrolled in the Gulf Medical University. They were deeply impressed by the academic, research and healthcare facilities at the Gulf Medical University and Thumbay Hospital & Research Center, Ajman.
About Gulf Medical University:
Gulf Medical University has opened the doors for admissions to its 2017 batch. With the launch of its twinning MBBS program with the Ghana University, the GMU campus has added a new feature to provide quality education in unexplored regions. Prospective students will undergo the two years of pre-clinical phase at GMU leading to an ‘Associate Degree in Pre-Clinical Sciences’ followed by a 3 year clinical phase at University of Ghana. Upon successful completion of the 5 year program, the students will be awarded the MBBS Degree by Ghana University.
The Gulf Medical University (GMU), owned and operated by Thumbay Group headquartered in DIFC (Dubai), is presently the most sought-after private medical university in the UAE. It is the first private medical university in UAE catering to all nationalities admitting students of both genders, presently having students from over 75 nationalities, and faculty and staff from 22 nations. GMU offers a range of courses including MBBS, BPT, DMD, PharmD and Masters Programs in Clinical Pathology, Public Health, and Toxicology. GMU is first in the region to launch unique programs like Masters in Human Reproductive Biology, Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences and Masters in Physical Therapy.
GMU’s campus is the venue of both of its dedicated research centres: Centre for Advanced Biomedical Research and Innovation (CABRI), that forms the hub of the biggest laboratory chain in UAE with four full-fledged laboratories and sample collection centers across the various Emirates and the Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare (CASH), a multidisciplinary educational facility integrating simulation as an educational tool for providing a state-of-the-art, safe learning environment that promotes professional development. Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare is a member of various International Simulation associations and organizations like Society in Europe for Simulation Applied to Medicine (SESAM), Denmark, Australian Society for Simulation in Healthcare (ASSH), Association of standardized patient education (ASPE), Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH), Canadian Network for Simulation in Healthcare (CNSH), and Association for Simulated Practice in Healthcare (ASPiH) United Kingdom.