Thumbay Hospital New Life – Hyderabad, part of the Thumbay Hospital network owned and operated by the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group UAE, organized an ‘Organ Donation Awareness Campaign’ at the hospital on Saturday, 13 th August 2016.
The program was organized as part of the nationwide ‘Organ Donation Day’, with the aim of spreading awareness about organ donation and associated topics. The highlight of the event was an informative presentation on organ donation by Dr. G. Swarnalatha, in-charge and organ transplantation coordinator of Telengana State. The presentation touched upon the basic aspects of organ donation, the importance and need for it, the procedure etc.
Around 200 people, including prospective recipients and their attendants attended the program. Attendees also learned about the ‘green corridor’ with regard to organ transplant as well as the other important issues related to transplantation, such as the need for the organ to reach the transplant center safely, the low shelf-life of the organ etc.
In addition to Thumbay Hospital – Hyderabad, the healthcare division of Thumbay Group operates four teaching hospitals in the UAE (in the Emirates of Ajman, Dubai, Fujairah and Sharjah). These hospitals offer medical care to patients from around 175 different nationalities. Services are offered in over 50 languages, by well-qualified and experienced doctors, nurses and staff. Thumbay Hospitals have world-class infrastructure, and incorporate the latest technologies in healthcare.
According to Mr. Thumbay Moideen, founder president of Thumbay Group, the group would be investing to the tune of 1500 crore rupees as part of the expansion plans in India. “We have plans to open Thumbay Hospitals in all major metros in India. This is in addition to our upcoming projects in the GCC region and Africa. Thumbay Group aims to have 15 more hospitals operational worldwide, by 2020,” he said.
Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, vice president of the healthcare division of Thumbay Group said that the group aims to establish an advance transplant center in Thumbay Hospital New Life – Hyderabad. “Across all our hospitals in the UAE as well as in Thumbay Hospital Hyderabad, we will bring together highly skilled professionals and the latest advancements in medical technology. They will be developed into Centers of Excellence in various specialties, providing quaternary care,” he added.