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Thumbay Group’s three brands: Gulf Medical University, GMC Hospital and
Thumbay Marketing and Distribution Company jointly participated in the recently
held “Arab Health”, one of the largest healthcare event in the Middle East.
The event brought together over 3000 exhibitors including the world’s leading
manufacturers, wholesalers and distributors to meet the medical and scientific
community from the Middle East and beyond.
The Center for Advanced Simulation in Healthcare (CASH) at Gulf Medical University (GMU),
Ajman organized a workshop which created an opportunity for the participants to get a
one-on-one hands-on experience on basic surgical skills in a safe, controlled and monitored
environment. The course was tailored according to current international guidelines in
Universal precautions, Hand washing, surgical scrubbing, Operating theater protocol, Knotting
and suturing techniques. Over 26 doctors, medical students and nurses from the U.A.E
participated in the intensive workshop which was accredited by Ministry of Health, UAE for 5
CME Hrs.
Centre for Advanced Biomedical Research and Innovation (CABRI) in association
with GMU conducted a seminar on quality control in clinical laboratories. The
seminar featured a series of lectures by experienced faculty which focused on
different aspects of quality control
A record number of over 2000 students from 23 universities and colleges from
all over UAE participated in the 13th GMU Annual Sports Festival 2014, which
concluded with a grand Prize Distribution Ceremony at its campus in Ajman. The
week long festival witnessed strong competition from all the teams who vied for
top honors in Cricket, Volleyball, Basketball, Throw ball, Badminton, Table tennis,
Tennis, Squash and Swimming.
Gulf Medical University, Ajman actively participated in the “1st UAE Clinical
Simulation Conference (CSC), 2014” held in Dubai Health Care City, Dubai at
the Mohammad Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center in February 2014. Dr.
Erum Khan, presented a poster which was co-authored by Professor Manda
Venkatramana and Dr. Nishida Chandrasekharan which bagged the Best Poster
Presentation award in the Conference.
Gulf Medical University’s Center for Continuing Education and Community
Outreach awards its graduates after succesfully completing the short term
diploma programs. The graduates are seen with Prof. Gita Ashok Raj, Provost
and deans of the various constituent colleges of GMU.
A PG Lecture session on Clinical Research was held on 8th Jan 2014 at the Gulf Medical
University, Ajman. Dr. Satish Chandra, Sr. Specialist and Head Clinical Research at
Tawam Hospital gave talk on “Medical School to Multi-center Clinical Trials: Seeing is
Believing”. Dr. Maha AlFarhan, Founder & Board Member @ Clinart FZLLC Founder
Association of Clinical Research Prof-GCC Chapter an entrepreneur in therapeutics
gave talk on “Drug Discovery in a nutshell”. The lecture was attended by faculty and PG
students of Gulf Medical University, Ajman.
The Department of Nursing GMC hospital Ajman organized a Seminar on
Management of Low Back Pain at the Gulf Medical University campus in Ajman.
Over 125 professionals, physiotherapists, orthopedic surgeons from various
hospitals and clinics attended the conference. The conference was accredited
by the Ministry of Health UAE for 5 CME Hrs.