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Thumbay Group and Gulf Medical University established close ties and sign MOU with Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan Hon’ble Minister of Higher Education, Information Technology & Biotechnology, Science and Technology of Karnataka, India

Thumbay Group and Gulf Medical University established close ties and sign MOU with Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan Hon’ble Minister of Higher Education, Information Technology & Biotechnology, Science and Technology of Karnataka, India
  • Two MOU signed with Thumbay Group and Gulf Medical University for Mutual Cooperation.

Thumbay Medicity was honored by the Visit of Dr. C. N. Ashwath Narayan Hon’ble Minister of Higher Education, Information Technology & Biotechnology, Science and Technology of Karnataka, India on Monday 18th October 2021. President & Founder Dr. Thumbay Moideen received the Honorable Minister in his office. This visit has opened several doors to Thumbay Group and GMU to strengthen the relationship ties with Karnataka India in areas of Higher Education, Healthcare & Research.

Also present, were the other top officials of the university, Associations & Hospital, They later proceeded to visit Thumbay University Hospital. The Minister was given a guided tour of the entire Thumbay Medicity and Thumbay University Hospital and was introduced to the activities of Thumbay Group.

The Minister was highly impressed by the infrastructure and facilities provided by the management and congratulated the President Dr.Thumbay Moideen for having made such a remarkable progress in such a short span of time. The Minister Said “I am proud of Dr. Thumbay Moideen a Man from Karnataka could Establish such a big Institution which serves the United Arab Emirates for its Higher Education Needs, this a very humble cause and very much needed for this country, Education provides the Real strength to build the future of society and the country, Education can change the way we live. Thumbay Group has been fulfilling dreams of many people and providing quality Healthcare creating an impact to the society.”

Thumbay Medicity, Ajman, plays a key role in the advancement of medical education, healthcare, and research. It houses the Gulf Medical University – the region’s leading private medical university, Thumbay University Hospital – the largest private academic hospital in the region, Thumbay Dental Hospital – the first private dental hospital in the country and the largest academic dental hospital in the Middle East region’s private sector, and Thumbay Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Hospital – the biggest state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital in the country.

Thumbay Medicity also has outlets of Thumbay Pharmacy – including the biggest robotic pharmacy, in addition to the central lab of Thumbay Labs – the biggest CAP-accredited private diagnostic facilities in the region. It also has leisure and hospitality amenities, such as Body & Soul Health Club and Spa, Thumbay Food Court with diverse food brands and cuisines, The Terrace Restaurant, Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe, With its state-of-the-art facilities and superior amenities, Thumbay Medicity is expected to attract 15,000 visitors daily.

Thumbay Group inks partnership with PayBy to power the cashless ecosystem at ambitious Thumbay Medicity

Thumbay Group inks partnership with PayBy to power the cashless ecosystem at ambitious Thumbay Medicity

With its state-of-the-art facilities and superior amenities, the smart Thumbay Medicity is expected to attract 15,000 visitors daily.
Dubai: In a milestone moment on the UAE’s journey toward becoming to a cashless society, leading business conglomerate Thumbay Group has signed an agreement with PayBy, the innovative fintech start-up. Under the agreement, PayBy will support Thumbay Group’s digital transformation with its mobile payment-based projects, to build a cashless and smart community with enhanced experiences for all stakeholders.

The agreement with PayBy was signed by Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President, Thumbay Group. Also present at the occasion were Akram Moideen Thumbay, Director, Thumbay Technologies, Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President, Healthcare division, Thumbay Group, and Prof Hossam Hamdy, Chancellor of Gulf Medical University.

Always at the forefront of adopting new technologies, Thumbay Group started its digital transformation journey to enhance customer experiences for patients and students, and protect public health with safe, cashless and contactless transactions.

Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President, Thumbay Group, said: “The partnership between the Thumbay Group and PayBy is a key pivot in the group’s digital transformation journey, showcasing the benefits of a cashless society in a self-contained community such as Thumbay Medicity. The collaborative model is a win-win proposition for all: customers, business, employees and the larger community. It reflects the kind of imagination and innovation made possible by the UAE’s digital-first business ecosystem.”

With customer experience being the prime competitive differentiator for the post-pandemic landscape, a frictionless customer journey will build loyalty and grow revenues. The PayBy contactless, cashless ecosystem, being introduced exclusively for Thumbay Group, will thus deliver positive impact at scale. It is sure to disrupt every aspect of payments and customer experience.

Thumbay Medicity, Ajman, plays a key role in the advancement of medical education, healthcare, and research. It houses the Gulf Medical University – the region’s leading private medical university, Thumbay University Hospital – the largest private academic hospital in the region, Thumbay Dental Hospital – the first private dental hospital in the country and the largest academic dental hospital in the Middle East region’s private sector, and Thumbay Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Hospital – the biggest state-of-the-art rehabilitation hospital in the country.

Thumbay Medicity also has outlets of Thumbay Pharmacy – including the biggest robotic pharmacy, in addition to the central lab of Thumbay Labs – the biggest CAP-accredited private diagnostic facilities in the region. It also has leisure and hospitality amenities, such as Body & Soul Health Club and Spa, Thumbay Food Court with diverse food brands and cuisines, The Terrace Restaurant, Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe, as well as the Thumbay Housing Project to accommodate 2500 staff and students, coming up soon. With its state-of-the-art facilities and superior amenities, Thumbay Medicity is expected to attract 15,000 visitors daily.

A Mega 8-week Long Online Summer Health Festival Launched by Thumbay Group

A Mega 8-week Long Online Summer Health Festival Launched by Thumbay Group
  • Festival commences on July 1 and will run until August 31st, 2021
  • Winners to win Laptops, Mobile phones, Gift vouchers and cash prizes worth AED 15,000
  • The action packed event features online contests including Summer Walking Challenge, Dental Hygiene Champion, Weight Loss Contest, Baby Show amongst others

Ajman, UAE: Making summer super fun while reaching out to the public with an important message of ‘Touching Life, Health for All’, Thumbay Group, the leading healthcare provider in the country founded by Dr. Thumbay Moideen, today announced its mega Online Summer Health Festival 2021.

Starting from Thursday, July 1 until August 31, 2021, the exciting carnival offers UAE residents a great opportunity to stay engaged, get connected and become healthy as majority choose to stay in the country during the summer break. Divided into six distinct segments namely Newborn Care, Children Care, Women’s Health, Men’s Health and Elderly Care, the family health festival will be catering to the needs of all the members of the community.

With the intention of keeping the residents constantly on their toes, the two-month long festival features different contests each week including  a Kids Talent Show, , Summer Walking Challenge, Weight Loss Contest, Online Baby Show 2021, Online Supermom Contest, Dental Hygiene Champion, Delivery Booking Bonanza and a Pain Assessment Program.

“Our Summer Health Festival is a unique initiative and a one-of-its-kind event being done in the UAE in these times. Summer is here and as we are still in the midst of a raging pandemic where travel restrictions, sudden lockdowns and new variants are a reality, we feel it was important to create an event for the society which not only helps the community stay connected, engaged but also gives them the opportunity to win big whilst encouraging them to adopt a healthy lifestyle in a fun way.

We have all realized that in today’s world, our most important asset is our health and we wanted to communicate this pertinent message of health and wellness in the most simple and exciting way by giving people reason to celebrate health through this biggest summer festival”, commented Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group.

“All the contests are well thought out and carefully designed by our team of doctors and wellness experts, keeping in mind the population demographics. It is a fact that participating in community events help people achieve their health and wellness goals quickly and in a more effective way. Our events are curated to encourage the contestants have healthy competition and drive the community spirit, therefore, elevating mood and touching lives. For instance, taking up challenges such as Weight Loss, Walking Challenge or the Dental Hygiene contest will help people bring rewarding transformation to themselves. Additionally, acknowledgement and winning can provide a higher level of motivation. Moreover, our experts will provide the necessary support and guidance to all the candidates whenever needed”, stated, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division.

Not only the winners get to win amazing prizes such as Laptops, Ipad’s, Mobile phones, gift vouchers and cash prizes worth AED 15,000 but all the participants are also entitled to a plethora of freebies. Upon registration contestants can avail Free Dental Consultation, Free Eye Test at ZO&MO, and Free Body & Soul Day Pass alongside an antibody test for only AED 50, PCR Test for only AED 90 and several other marvelous prizes and gifts.

Everyone is invited and welcome to participate and be part of this incredible family event, to register please log onto

For more information, call 04 6030555, Email: festival@thumbay.com

Second Chartered Flight Organized by Thumbay Group and BCF Repatriates 178 Kannadigas Stranded in the UAE

Second Chartered Flight Organized by Thumbay Group and BCF Repatriates 178 Kannadigas Stranded in the UAE

The second in the series of chartered flights arranged by Thumbay Group, UAE and the Bearys Cultural Forum (BCF) Trust, Mangalore to repatriate stranded Kannadigas in the UAE took off from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport on 25th July 2020. The flight was fully occupied with 178 passengers including the sick and elderly as well as those in need of urgent medical attention due to chronic illnesses, pregnant ladies and kids. Passengers also included those facing visa issues and job losses.

Implemented under the leadership of Dr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group & Founder Patron of BCF and Dr. B K Yusuf – President of BCF, these repatriation flights are organized on a purely charitable basis, with all necessary steps and precautions in place to ensure the safety and comfort of passengers. Thumbay Group assigned its fleet of buses to transport the passengers free of charge from their residences in Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman to the airport. The organizers also provided free meals and refreshments to the passengers, in addition to PPE kits and face-shields distributed free of charges.

Dr. B K Yusuf – BCF President, Dr. Kaup Mohammed – BCF General Secretary, other office bearers of BCF, as well as Thumbay Group’s representatives Mr. Farhad C – Director of the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group and Engr. Farwaz P. C. – COO of the Construction Division were present at the airport to see off the second group of passengers. ARISTOCRAT Travels supported the ticketing, boarding and related processes for the passengers. Support was also extended by social organizations including KCF-UAE, Bhatkal Jamath, Bhatkal association, BCCI, BWF, DKSC, KNRI, Kannadiga Help Line, KDKGS-UAE, Dubai Konkans, KSS and Dubai Kannadigas.

The passengers were received at Mangalore airport under the leadership of Mr. Mumtaz Ali – patron of BCF and other distinguished personalities of Mangalore including Mr. B. M. Farookh – Hon. MLC, Mr. Moidin Bava – former MLA, Mr. U. T. Ifthikhar, Mr. S. M. R. Rashid – President of BCCI central committee etc.  The passengers were transferred to the hotels where they had registered for the mandatory quarantine.

The first flight in the series, with 186 passengers had taken off on 21st July 2020. The next flight under this joint initiative is scheduled to take-off from Ras Al Khaimah airport to Mangalore on 10th August 2020. A few more similar repatriation flights are to soon follow, in the coming weeks.

Chartered Flight Organized by Thumbay Group and Bearys Cultural Forum Repatriates 186 Kannadigas Stranded in UAE

Chartered Flight Organized by Thumbay Group and Bearys Cultural Forum Repatriates 186 Kannadigas Stranded in UAE

In a humanitarian gesture to help fellow citizens in distress, the first in the series of chartered flights arranged by Thumbay Group, UAE and the Bearys Cultural Forum (BCF) Trust, Mangalore to repatriate stranded Kannadigas in the UAE took off from Ras Al Khaimah International Airport in the wee hours of 21st July 2020. The flight was fully occupied, with 186 passengers, all of them desperate to fly back to India for various reasons.

The initiative was conceived and implemented under the leadership of Dr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group & Founder Patron of BCF and Dr. B K Yusuf, the President of BCF. The flight was organized on a purely charitable basis, with all necessary steps and precautions in place to ensure the safety and comfort of passengers. Thumbay Group assigned its fleet of buses to transport the passengers free of charge from their residences in Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman to the airport. The organizers also provided free meals and refreshments to the passengers, in addition to PPE kits and face-shields distributed free of charges.

The passengers on the first flight included many elderly individuals, people with serious illnesses like heart-related health issues and diabetes, pregnant ladies and little children as well as people who had lost their jobs and those with expired visas. Dr. B K Yusuf – BCF President, Dr. Kaup Mohammed – BCF General Secretary, other office bearers of BCF, as well as Thumbay Group’s representatives Mr. Farhad C – Director of the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group and Engr. Farwaz P. C. – COO of the Construction Division were present at the airport to see off the first group of passengers.

Commenting on the initiative, Dr. Thumbay Moideen said, “This joint initiative of Thumbay Group and BCF is to support our fellow Kannadigas desperate to fly back home. We are happy that we have been able to reach out to many of them, to help them fly home to their families. We thank the Governments of the UAE and India, and the Indian Consulate, Dubai, for their support in making this happen. In the coming days, many more stranded Kannadigas would be repatriated under this joint initiative.”

Dr. B K Yusuf thanked Dr. Thumbay Moideen and the office-bearers and members of BCF for their efforts to make the initiative a success. “We are proud that this initiative has brought relief to many Kannadigas and their families today. BCF is grateful to Thumbay Group for its support and partnership for all our humanitarian programs for the support of the needy.”

Dr. Kaup Mohammed said that it was a matter of pride that the much-awaited Thumbay-BCF repatriation flight had been carried out successfully. “Measures have been taken to ensure the safety of the flight and its passengers throughout the journey,” he said. He also thanked all the social organizations including Bhatkal Jamath, BCCI, BWF, KCF, DKSC, Kodagu Kannadigas, Kannadiga Help Line, Dubai Konkans and KSS,   for their support.  He specially thanked Mr. Syed Hassan Razeen, the owner of ARISTOCRAT Travels for his support in the ticketing, boarding and related processes. On behalf of Milano Optics Group and Maxcare, free gift hampers were distributed to selected passengers.

The passengers were received at Mangalore airport under the leadership of Mr. Mumtaz Ali – patron of BCF and other distinguished personalities of Mangalore including Mr. Moidin Bava – former MLA, Mr U. T. Ifthikhar, Mr. S. M. R Rashid – President of BCCI central committee and many others.  The passengers were transferred to the hotels where they had registered for the mandatory quarantine.

The second flight under this joint initiative is scheduled to take-off from Ras Al Khaimah airport to Mangalore on 24th July 2020. A few more similar repatriation flights are to soon follow, in the coming weeks.

Renowned Indian Vegetarian Restaurant Chain Saravanaa Bhavan Opens Outlet in Thumbay Food Court at Thumbay Medicity Ajman

Renowned Indian Vegetarian Restaurant Chain Saravanaa Bhavan Opens Outlet in Thumbay Food Court at Thumbay Medicity Ajman

The biggest Indian vegetarian restaurant chain, ‘Saravanaa Bhavan’ has opened its latest outlet at the multi-cuisine Thumbay Food Court at Thumbay Medicity, Ajman. Saravanaa Bhavan was initiated with humble beginnings in 1981, Chennai, Tamil Nadu by Mr. P. Rajagopal and has become the world’s largest South Indian vegetarian restaurant chain. With the explosion of growth and popularity over the years by maintaining the superior taste and quality, presently, it boasts over 100 branches scattered across regions such as Southeast Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the Middle East, Africa, Europe and North America.

Saravanaa Bhavan’s policy and strategy as enuciated by the CEO, Mr. Shiva Kumar are as follows:

  • To conceive, create and maintain dishes of superior taste and genuine quality.
  • To offer its food and services at a value-for-money price point.
  • To motivate and support members of its teams at all levels.
  • To continuously grow profitably with a keen sense of social responsibility.

This is the second restaurant to open at the food court, preceded by ‘The Terrace Restaurant’, a HACCP certified (Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points) Indo-Arab restaurant operated by the Hospitality Division of Thumbay Group. Prof. Manda Venkatramana, Vice Chancellor – Academics of Gulf Medical University, Ajman was the chief guest of the opening ceremony, in the presence of Mr. Farhad C., Director of Thumbay Group’s Hospitality Division.

Mr. Farhad C said that the addition of Saravanaa Bhavan has ensured that a variety of choices are available for customers, when it comes to selecting their favorite food. Announcing that a popular Arabic restaurant is slated to open its outlet at the Food Court shortly, he said, “Apart from our promise of best quality and taste, ensuring a safe dining environments for guests is the utmost priority at Thumbay Food Court. We have taken special measures to ensure the safety of diners and staff, in the light of the pandemic. We welcome everyone to experience the perfect ambience to enjoy a meal with family and friends.”

Thumbay Food Court’s multi-cuisine food court was inaugurated at Thumbay Medicity, Ajman last year. It offers a unique culinary experience as it features vibrant flavors of India and the Arab world, in a splendid ambience complemented by spacious seating and cozy interiors. The food court is designed in line with the ‘Live & Learn’ concept, to benefit the students and faculty of Gulf Medical University as well as visitors and staff from various hospitals within the surroundings, by facilitating greater social, academic, professional and intellectual interactions to enrich the learning environment.

The food court has enhanced the aesthetics with premium lighting, contemporary architecture and seating that accommodates 250 people. It mainly serves the anticipated 20,000+ floating population of Thumbay Medicity. It also has a meeting/conference hall for gatherings and parties. The location of the food court makes it accessible for people from within the hospital as well as outside, with free parking available for vehicles.

Thumbay Labs Launches COVID-19 Testing in Dubai and the Northern Emirates with Multiple Sample Collection Centers,Approved by Ministry of Health UAE

Thumbay Labs Launches COVID-19 Testing in Dubai and the Northern Emirates with Multiple Sample Collection Centers,Approved by Ministry of Health UAE
  • Sample collection at all Thumbay Hospitals and Clinics located at Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman and Fujairah.
  • COVID-19 will be tested by Government approved RT PCR methodology. The results will be sent online.

Thumbay Labs, the largest network of CAP-accredited private diagnostic labs in the region owned by Thumbay Group, has launched COVID-19 testing under authorization by the Ministry of Health (MOH), UAE, augmenting the Coronavirus testing facilities of the country. Sample collection centers have been set up atall Thumbay Hospitals and Clinics located at Dubai, Sharjah, Umm Al Quwain, Ras Al Khaimah, Ajman and Fujairah.Timings are from 9am to 6pm.

To avail the testing facility, patients may walk in or book an appointment by calling the respective sample collection centers at the Thumbay hospitals and Thumbay clinics, or by contacting the Customer Care number of Thumbay Labs 04 6030555 or 05 66806455 (WhatsApp).Peopleneed to bring their valid Emirates ID to proceed with the test.

The UAE is among the leading countries of the world in terms of number of diagnostic tests conducted for Coronavirus detection. The WHO has already acknowledged the UAE’s status as the country with the most per capita testing numbers. We are happy that Thumbay Labs and Thumbay Hospitals are active participants in the UAE’s fight against the global pandemic.

‘’Humanity is facing unprecedented challenge from COVID-19 pandemic. In the war against novel Coronavirus, lab testing plays a very important role. We, at Thumbay Labs, are committed to lead from the front in this war. Thumbay Labs, known for speed and accuracy of reports, will strive tirelessly to provide quality COVID-19 lab testing for the UAE’s population,’’ said Dr. Nasir Parwaiz, Director, Thumbay Labs.

Thumbay Labs, accredited by the College of American Pathologists (CAP), is the first network of diagnostic labs in the region featuring Total Lab Automation. With ultramodern equipment’s&highly qualified professionals, Thumbay Labs offer more than 1500 routine and special tests, with a number of affordable health check panels for everyone. They also provide fast online reports.

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Thumbay Labs: 04 6030555 / 05 66806455 (WhatsApp)

 

Thumbay Dental Hospital Organizes Online Celebration to Mark Second Anniversary

Thumbay Dental Hospital Organizes Online Celebration to Mark Second Anniversary

Keeping with the social distancing and work-from-home regulations in the UAE in the wake of the worldwide Coronavirus outbreak, Thumbay Dental Hospital, the largest private academic dental hospital in the Middle East located at Thumbay Medicity, Ajman, organized an online celebration to mark its second anniversary, on 11th April 2020.

Dr. Hesham Marei, the Dean of the College of Dentistry, Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman was the guest of honor of the event hosted completely on a video conferencing platform, presided by Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Mehta, the COO of Thumbay Hospital, and joined by all the hospital staff from their respective workstations/homes.

Dr. Hesham Marei formally launched the celebrations by playing a video highlighting significant milestones in the hospital’s two year journey.Delivering the introductory speech, Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Mehta spoke about the achievements of the hospital since its inception in April 2018. “During the last two years we have emerged as a leading dental hospital in the region. As of February 2020, our dental specialists have performed over 700 dental implants, 2600 extractions, 6300 restorative procedures, 2000+ crowns, 2000+root canal treatments and 410+ fixed orthodontic treatments,” he said.Thumbay Dental Hospital doctors have also performed an Orthognathic Surgery for facial aesthetic correction, one of the most complicated oral maxillofacial surgeries (the surgery was performed at Thumbay University Hospital). The department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery is getting patient referrals for complex oral maxillofacial surgeries.

Thumbay Dental Hospital, with its cutting-edge technology and team of experienced doctors has risen to the forefront of dental hospitals in the region, within a year of its inception. With a built-up area of 37,000 sq. ft. and 60 dental chairs spread across three floors, the hospital has made a reputation of delivering high quality dental services at affordable costs. Staffed by an efficient team of caregivers from multiple nationalities, the hospital provides personalized care according to the needs of individual patients.

An important aspect that differentiates Thumbay Dental Hospital is that it is an academic hospital, part of the Gulf Medical University Academic Health System (GMUAHS). The hospital offers services and treatments in General Dentistry, Endodontics, Paedodontics, Periodontics, Invisalign, Veneers & Lumineers, Dentures, Crowns and Bridges, Simple & Complicated Extractions and Hollywood Smile. Specialized services also include Implants, Orthodontics, Lasers & Endodontic Microscopes, Cosmetic Dentistry, treatment for facial pain, complicated Oral Surgeries and Sleep Apnea. The hospital has an in-house dental lab for accurate dental Prosthesis. It also features dedicated CSSD for Infection Control. The hospital’s advanced facilities also include CBCT 3D Dental Imaging, an advanced X-ray equipment used when regular dental or facial x-rays are not sufficient, for use in dental implantology, oral surgical procedures,cosmetic surgeries, endodontic and periodontics. Thumbay Dental Hospital also has ‘Marhaba Lounge’ for fast-track personalized services to patients.

Commenting on the hospital’s second year of success, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of Thumbay Group’s healthcare division said, “High quality dental services delivered by expert dental specialists, using the latest technology, is the hallmark of Thumbay Dental Hospital. What drives the hospital’s growing popularity is its emphasis on comprehensive dental health, delivered through compassionate care. Over the course of the last couple of years, the hospital has built an unrivalled reputation as an academic dental hospital offering advanced specialist care under one roof.”

Medical Education, Healthcare & Research Activities of Thumbay Group Gears-up & Aligns with UAE Government’s Precautionary Policies

Medical Education, Healthcare & Research Activities of Thumbay Group Gears-up & Aligns with UAE Government’s Precautionary Policies

“Through a rational and realistic approach, we support the government & fall in line with the government strategy to defeat the global pandemic,” says Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder President.

The Medical Education, Healthcare & Research activities of Thumbay Group have implemented several steps throughout their entities across the various Emirates, aimed at supporting UAE Government’s initiatives in fighting the Coronavirus crisis. The strategy combines technology utilization, safety precautions, awareness programs, training and confidence-building, in addition to discounted treatments, diagnostic tests and pharmacy essentials.

  • Gulf Medical University has implemented e-learning to ensure uninterrupted academic session and has extended seamless support to all students.
  • The network of Thumbay Hospitals have allocated dedicated beds, kept ready for requirements from MOH, DHA & SEHA. The group is closely working with all authorities and has provided nurses and required assistance to MoH for any requirements.The hospitals are also undertaking activities to spread awareness, and have started setting up tele-consultation for patients, enabling them to get treatment from home. The Infection Control Units under Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division have sensitized all the healthcare professionals by giving lectures and orientations and conducting live drills in all the centers. The frontline desk staff, emergency nursing staff, ER doctors and ICU doctors have been given special training for prevention, early case identification and isolation. Awareness activities are also being conducted by the Thumbay Clinic network.
  • The network of Thumbay Pharmacies are preparing to home-deliver medicines and has announced discounts on essentials like hand-sanitizers. Over-the-counter products are available online for people to buy.
  • The CAP-accredited Thumbay Labs in the various Emirates are offering sample collections for general and regular tests from homes to avoid people coming to the hospitals. They have also announced reduced costs for various essential general tests.The central lab has provided required machines and support to the health authorities.
  • Under Thumbay Group’s Hospitality Division, the Body & Soul Health Club chain is offering online fitness classes for people to stay fit, whereas the Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe outlets have introduced several immunity-boosting beverages and nutritional salad recipes to help people eat right and stay healthy.

Open and effective communication is at the center of Thumbay Group’s efforts in creating awareness and preparedness against the COVID-19 threat. The staff and customers are regularly instructed on the importance of sanitization, hand-washing techniques, social distancing, and other precautionary measures. Workplaces have been equipped with more hand sanitizers and hygiene gear, and regular temperature monitoring is conducted to reassure employees and visitors about the safeguards and vigil at the offices. This is in addition to the increased frequency of cleaning and disinfection being carried out. Work-from-home arrangements are also being made wherever possible.

Dr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group says that the measures taken by the group aims to support the UAE Government’s policies, in alignment with the government directives in this regard. “As a responsible business group, our efforts aim to instil confidence and awareness among our employees, customers and other businesses, so that they are better prepared to ensure their own safety and support the fight against this global pandemic, as the situation continues to evolve. We thank the government for its various initiatives to mitigate the effect of the Coronavirus threat on UAE businesses, residents and visitors,” he said.

Karnataka MP B Y Raghavendra Visits Thumbay Medicity’s State-of-the-art Facilities

Karnataka MP B Y Raghavendra Visits Thumbay Medicity’s State-of-the-art Facilities

Mr. B. Y. Raghavendra, Member of Parliament representing Shimoga district of Karnataka and son of Karnataka Chief Minister, visited Thumbay Medicity, Ajman, UAE – a regional hub of medical education, healthcare and research built by Thumbay Group – on 30th December 2019. He was greeted at Thumbay Medicity by Dr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder President of Thumbay Group.

Mr. B. Y. Raghavendra toured the advanced healthcare and medical education facilities at Thumbay Medicity including Gulf Medical University – the largest private medical university in the Middle East region, Thumbay University Hospital – with 350 beds, the biggest private academic hospital in the region, Thumbay Dental Hospital – the first private dental hospital in the country and Thumbay Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Hospital – the biggest and most advanced hospital for physical therapy and rehabilitation. He also visited the robotic Thumbay Pharmacy housed within Thumbay University Hospital. Mr. B. Y. Raghavendra commended Thumbay Medicity for the excellent facilities for healthcare and medical education.

The vision, mission and future directions of Thumbay Group and Gulf Medical University – the region’s leading private medical university, as well as the University’s advanced training and teaching facilities were also presented before the guest. He appreciated Thumbay Group’s efforts in bringing the latest technology and innovation in healthcare and medical education to the region.

Dr. Thumbay Moideen said that Thumbay Medicity serves the region as a hub of world-class healthcare and medical education, fully equipped to serve a floating population of 20,000. “The Thumbay University Hospital, combined with the dental and rehabilitation hospitals make Thumbay Medicity a unique destination for specialized care. Thumbay Medicity is also a referral facility to which primary and secondary care hospitals and clinics refer serious cases,” he explained, adding, “The strategic plans of Thumbay Group include the expansion of our global footprint, including setting up new university campuses as well as healthcare and research facilities in different parts of the world.”

Thumbay Medicity also houses Body & Soul Health Club and Spa, Thumbay Food Court, Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe, Thumbay Pharmacy etc. The specialized hospitals of Thumbay Medicity are Academic Health Centers of the Gulf Medical University Academic Health System (GMUAHS), which give them the unique advantage of having the expertise of doctors who are also academicians and researchers. GMUAHS has the distinction of being the first private academic health system in the region.

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