Ajman, Feb 6: Thumbay Medicity a regional hub of medical education, healthcare and research, built by the Thumbay group hosted a team of 50 PG students from the S P Jain School of Global Management who are perusing the Global Family Managed Business Program in India. They visited Thumbay Medicity and toured Gulf Medical University, Thumbay Dental Hospital, Thumbay Rehab Hospital and Thumbay University Hospital at the Thumbay Medicity as part of their field visit.
They were given a discourse and presentation by the chancellor, Professor Hossam Hamdy and had the privilege to meet Dr Thumbay Moideen – founder president of the Thumbay group on February 1, They had a one on one discussion about his journey and received leadership insights on becoming a successful entrepreneur.
Dr Thumbay Moideen said that Thumbay Medicity serves the region as a hub of world-class healthcare, medical education and research, fully equipped to serve a floating population of 20,000. “Thumbay Medicity is a unique destination for specialized care. It is also a referral facility to which primary and secondary care hospitals and clinics refer serious cases.”
Professor Hossam Hamdy expressed that GMU would be happy to explore opportunities for collaboration between GMU and the S P Jain School of Global Management.
Thumbay Medicity also houses Body & Soul Health Club and Spa, Thumbay Food Court, Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe, Thumbay Pharmacy and Thumbay Labs. 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. GMU and Thumbay hospitals have the distinction of being the first private academic health system in the region.
The students were led by Dr Parimal Merchant, director. The faculty members Samish Dalal and Sabina Khan appreciated the excellent facilities for healthcare and medical education and research as well as the university’s advanced training and teaching facilities. They appreciated Dr Thumbay Moideen being the first Indian to achieve this and Thumbay group’s efforts in bringing the latest technology and innovation in healthcare and medical education to the region.