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I wish to thank our readers for
continued support for this magazine.
We enter the fifteenth year of
publication and we are filled with
a sense of contentment that you
have appreciated the magazine and
patronized this interesting publication
over the years. Your inputs and
contributions have been valuable for
the growth of this magazine.
As I have mentioned earlier, Research
will be our main focus area along with
education and healthcare. Giving a
fillip to our commitment, His Highness
Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi,
Member of the Supreme Council,
UAE and Ruler of Ajman inaugurated
a state-of-the-art Medical Research
Facility named the Centre for
Advanced Biomedical Research and
Innovation (CABRI) and Center for
Advanced Simulation in Healthcare
(C.A.S.H) at the university. His
Highness inaugurated the centers in
the presence of His Highness Sheikh
Nahayan Bin Mubarak Al Nahayan,
Minister for Youth and Culture UAE,
His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin
Humaid Al Nuaimi, HH Sheikh Rashid
Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, and various
officials from the Ministry of Health,
other institutions and industry experts.
His Highness Sheikh Rashid Bin
Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of
Ajman Municipality paid a special visit
to GMC Hospital Ajman to oversee
the newly expanded Radiology
department at GMC Hospital Ajman.
We have added new MRI, CT scanner
and Mammography, that offers a
full range of screening, diagnostic
and basic interventional procedures
utilizing state-of-the-art equipment
with main focus on delivering accurate
results to all our patients and their
We have organized the National
Conference on Health Insurance
Vision 2020 – from regulation to
Development. The event was graced
by His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Majid
Bin Saeed Al Nuaimi, Chairman
Ruler’s Court Ajman. Dr. Haidar Al
Yousuf, Director Health Funding DHA
and other leading personalities from
Insurance sector were honored on
the occasion. The event was held in
association with Aafia Medical Billing
Services LLC.
The university was honored to host
Prof. Stefan Lindgren Professor
of Medicine, Senior Consultant in
Gastroenterology, Lund University,
Skane University Hospital, Malmö,
Sweden and President of World
Federation of Medical Education, who
addressed the students and faculty as
part of Heroes of Healthcare Lecture
I have been invited as a speaker
at the Gulf Education Conference
2014 in London, Association of
Universities of Asia and the Pacific
(AUAP) Conference on “Innovative
Research Programs: the keys to Rapid
Development in Asia and the Pacific”
at SIAS International University,
XinZheng, Zhengzhou, China in
May 2014, and at the International
Association of University Presidents
(IAUP) XVll Triennial Conference
2014, being held at Yokohama, Japan
in June 2014.
GMC Hospitals Ajman and Fujairah
have organized Annual Doctors
Meet and we are happy that over
1400 and 800 doctors and their
families participated in Ajman
and Fujairah respectively. These
meetings demonstrate the strong
synergy between the hospital and the
practicing doctors in the region, who
utilize the advanced facilities at our
hospitals. Leading doctors from the
region were honored on the occasion.
The university hosted its annual
events like GMU Annual Sports
participation of over 2000 students
from 23 institutions from all over
UAE. Annual GMU Global Day was
also celebrated, which provides a
platform for students, faculty and
staff to celebrate unity in diversity at
the university campus. Body & Soul
Health Club organized the annual
GMC Fun Run under the theme Your
Health Matters, where in hundreds of
participants took part.
I extend my invitation to healthcare
professionals and companies to
participate in this magazine. We
wish to make this magazine more
interactive and beneficial to all.
Thumbay Moideen
Founder President, Board of Governors
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day, let him speak good or remain silent”
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