Popular Pakistani model turned TV actor Ahsan Khan visited Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Centre – Sharjah on Saturday evening, 24th September 2016 to celebrate the Clinic’s 5th anniversary . The actor, who has garnered much appreciation and fan-base across both India and Pakistan with hit Pakistani dramas, was flocked by hundreds of patients and visitors as he toured the hospital’s facilities.
Ahsan was welcomed at the hospital by Dr. Manvir Singh – Administrative Director, Healthcare Division and Dr. Shaju Philip –Assistant Administrative Director, Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Center, Sharjah. Accompanied by them, Ahsan toured the advanced, ultra-modern facilities at the hospital. He also visited the outlets of various Thumbay Group brands within the hospital, like Thumbay Pharmacy, Zo & Mo Opticals, Nutri Plus Vita and Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe.
Impressed with the state-of-art facilities and Thumbay group’s initiatives, He described Thumbay Hospital as a “centre with incredibly high standard of care and proactive team approach.” The star, meanwhile, also freely mingled with the crowd of fans, posed for selfies, obliged every autograph request and thanked the visitors and hospital team for their affection.
Commenting on the visit, Akbar Moideen Thumbay, vice president of the healthcare division of Thumbay Group said, “We are delighted that Ahsan has joined us to celebrate the fifth anniversary of the Thumbay Medical & Dental Specialty Centre. The renowned celebs’ appreciation for our state-of-the art facilities and proactive approach is definitely something to be proud of. Thumbay as a group is highly committed to transforming the UAE healthcare ecosystem by making healthcare more accessible, affordable and actionable for millions of people around the country.”
Thumbay Clinics are located at Ajman, Sharjah, Dubai, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain and offer services ranging from the latest medical procedures and diagnostics to a plethora of outpatient services and tests across dozens of medical specialties. Thumbay Clinics offer premium facilities that make them one of the finest community health care providers. The entire network of Thumbay hospitals and clinics is affiliated to Gulf Medical University and also offers teaching and training facilities to GMU students. The Thumbay networks of academic hospitals are presently operational at Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, Fujairah and Hyderabad (India).
About Thumbay group:
Thumbay Group traces back its origin in 1998 when Thumbay Moideen, a Non-Resident Indian entrepreneur, found a gap in healthcare education and set up the region’s first private medical institution – Gulf Medical College – in Ajman. He later added new businesses to support the healthcare education and healthcare services. The multi-billion dollar diversified conglomerate, which currently owns more than 20 companies across various economic verticals, has 5,000 professional on payroll.
Thumbay Group aims to expand internationally, creating a global presence. By 2020, the company aims to develop 420 establishments including three new university campuses in three countries, develop an Ayurveda and Alternative Medicine Hospital and College; as many as 15 new Thumbay Academic Hospitals in UAE and other countries; 100 Thumbay Pharmacy outlets; 25 Thumbay Labs; 100 Blends and Brews Coffee Shops; 25 Body and Soul Health Club outlets; 100 ZO and MO Opticals outlets; 50 Nutri Plus Vita outlets.
By 2020, the group expects to have a workforce of 15,000 employees on payroll. By then, Thumbay Group business is likely to be valued at US$3 billion (Dh11 billion).