9th December, 2019; Ajman, UAE: His Highness Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of the Ajman Executive Council inaugurated Thumbay University Hospital, the latest academic hospital of the group, at Thumbay Medicity, Ajman. His Highness also officially launched Thumbay Medicity, the regional hub of futuristic medical education, state-of-the-art healthcare and Research built in Ajman by Thumbay Group with a total investment of over one billion Dirhams.
Thumbay University Hospital is a state-of-the-art family healthcare destination with over a hundred consultation clinics, a dedicated 100-beds long term care and rehabilitation unit, Upcoming Centre for Oncology equipped with PET-CT scan, state-of-the-art center for imaging, 10 modern surgical suites for all major specialties, 10-bed dialysis unit, Cath Lab, ICU/CCU/NICU/PICU etc.
The Hospital has a dedicated floor for the Mother and Child programme including state of art 10 Labor & Delivery Rooms, NICU,SCBU,Well baby Unit,etc. The Thumbay Pharmacy located within Thumbay University Hospital is the biggest robotic pharmacy in the country with automated robotic technology to prepare and dispense medicines for fast track services & accuracy, medication safety. The hospital’s diagnostic lab is connected to the central reference lab of Thumbay Labs through a pneumatic tube system; the largest of its kind in the country. The hospital has a ‘Therapeutic Garden’ for better relaxation and holistic recovery of in-patients. Marhaba Services – personalized fast track services for patients – are available in addition to Presidential Suite Rooms, VIP Rooms, Private Rooms etc. The hospital has a dedicated medical tourism department for serving medical tourists. In addition, Thumbay University Hospital offers a wide range of amenities for patients and visitors, such as a multi-restaurant food court, movie theatre, coffee shops, health club, 1000+ free parking spaces etc. A professional workforce of 25 different nationalities serve patients in 50 different languages.
Dr. Thumbay Moideen said, “Thumbay Medicity is the result of our continued efforts to bring the best to the region, making it a hub of world class healthcare, Education and Research using state-of-the-art technology, experienced medical practitioners and superior facilities. “Thumbay University Hospital aims to evolve as a center of excellence for healthcare at the same time bringing in medical tourists from various parts of the world, transforming the country into the most popular medical tourism destination. The hospital has established international collaborations with various top global healthcare brands in the UAE, France, Spain, Italy and Korea, with the view of taking this vision forward.”
Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay said “Thumbay University Hospital is the only hospital of its kind in the region, equipped with the latest technology and expert healthcare professionals. As a quaternary care facility, it is a referral hospital to which primary and secondary care hospitals and clinics refer their complex cases. We are confident that the hospital would complement the world-class amenities at Thumbay Medicity and set new standards of quality and innovation in healthcare.”
Thumbay University Hospital has established international collaborations with renowned global centers of excellence: Villa Beretta, Facility of the Valduce Hospital in Como – Italy; Children’s Mercy Hospitals and Clinics – Kansas City, US; IMO – Spain; Gruppo Ospedaliero – San Donato, Italy; HopitauxUniversitaries – Paris Sud, France; Hopital Universitaire Mere Enfant – France; Hopital Paul Brousse – France; Institut Cochin – France; BK Plastic Surgery – Korea.
Dr. Faisal Parvez, COO of Thumbay University Hospital added that “We are working to attract patients from all over the world and the hospital will have 3000 Patient per day and grow further and has a capacity of 350 In patient beds with 100 beds dedicated for Long Term care an 50 Beds dedicated for Medical Tourism.
Thumbay Medicity is one of the latest additions to the UAE’s healthcare sector; the first such project in the private sector. It features advanced technology and global expertise, and houses the Gulf Medical University, Thumbay University Hospital, Thumbay Dental Hospital and Thumbay Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Hospital and outlets of Thumbay Pharmacy and Thumbay Labs, in addition to Body & Soul Health Club and Spa, Thumbay Food Court, The Terrace Restaurant, Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe, and the Thumbay Housing Project to accommodate 2500 staff and students. Having a total area of 1 million sq.ft. and built-up area of 1.2 million sq.ft., Thumbay Medicity will serve 15,000+ people daily, when it is full-fledged.
The hospitals, pharmacies and labs of Thumbay Medicity are part of the Gulf Medical University Academic Health System (GMUAHS), which links the healthcare, medical education and research functions on its own. Hence, they also serve as training sites for the students of Gulf Medical University. Being academic hospitals, they have been designed in such a way as to facilitate learning, at the same time delivering high quality care. Even the Thumbay Food Court has been designed as a ‘Live & Learn’ space, enabling students to relax as well as interact and learn from each other.
The event was presided by Dr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group, in the presence of Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay – Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group, Mr. Akram Moideen Thumbay – Director Operations of the Construction and Renovation Division and Director of Thumbay Technologies, Dr. Faisal Parvez, COO of Thumbay University Hospital and other members of Thumbay Group’s administrative team.