Dr. Benazir Ameer Ali, Director – Administration of Thumbay Medical Tourism (TMT) received the award at the ceremony organized as part of the 3 rd International Indian Medical Tourism Conference (IIMTC) at Hyderabad.
Thumbay Medical Tourism (TMT), the pioneering initiative of Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division which actively promotes the Thumbay academic hospital network’s ultra-modern healthcare services to international patients, was presented the ‘International Excellence Center of the Year’award at the 3rd International Indian Medical Tourism Conference (IIMTC) in Hyderabad, India on Saturday, 3 rd September 2016. The award was given in the presence of an audience of globally renowned healthcare professionals and companies, and was received by Dr. Benazir Ameer Ali, Director – Administration of Thumbay Medical Tourism (TMT). The honor was bestowed in recognition of the excellent medical tourism services of the Thumbay Hospital network, promoted globally by TMT.
Mr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group congratulated TMT on winning the award. “We take pride in the recognitions accorded to Thumbay Group hospitals and their services at the global level; these will definitely motivate us to further improve our world-class services,” he said.
Expressing happiness on the achievement, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice-President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group said that as the pioneers of medical tourism in the UAE, the Thumbay Hospital network has built a reputation as a top-class destination for high-quality treatments at affordable costs, which makes it the popular choice of patients from across the globe. “We always ensure that our guests, both local and international, get the best care and access to the most modern treatments, at affordable costs. Our dedicated medical tourism company, TMT takes care of all the requirements of medical tourists including travel arrangements and accommodation,”
Thumbay Hospitals have emerged as one of the most popular choices of medical tourists in the UAE. Their superior service standards have been acknowledged at the global level, with several awards and recognitions. The hospital at Ajman won the prestigious Dubai Quality Appreciation Award this year. Other recognitions and distinctions include award for best tourism provider in the Middle East by New Economy Times – UK, finalist for best international hospital at IMTJ Medical Travel Awards 2015, the first JCI Accredited hospital in the Emirate of Ajman, the first hospital in the Middle East region to receive accreditation from UK-based QHA TRENT, the first TEMOS accredited
dental center in the Middle East, Medical Travel Quality Alliance award for excellence in medical tourism, etc.
TMT provides personalized care and services for medical tourists. Medical Tourists are fast tracked to their appointments and Investigations. TMT has a dedicated welcome center inside the Sharjah International Airport which acts as the first point of contact for medical tourists visiting Thumbay Group hospitals, taking care of all their needs right from when they disembark. TMT also renders a large portfolio of travel and medical services. Most of its packages also include tourist site visits, dedicated fleet of vehicles and spa & recreational therapies.
The strong cultural diversity which characterizes Thumbay Hospitals is an important reason for its growing popularity worldwide. Its teaching hospitals located at Ajman, Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah in the UAE and the network of Thumbay Clinics in the country treat patients from as many as 175 different nationalities, who are served by doctors, nurses and staff from over 23 nationalities, speaking more than 50 different languages. The Thumbay Hospital chain has opened its latest hospital in Hyderabad – India. Projects are underway elsewhere in the GCC and in the African region. Thumbay Group plans to have 15 hospitals operational worldwide, by 2020.