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As we draw closer to the end of an
academic year at the university, we
tend to look back at the distance we
have travelled in realizing our goals.
I am very happy with the progress
made by the academic divisions and
look forward to more interesting times
in the next year.
We are delighted to inform our readers
that the Ministry of Higher Education
has granted initial accreditation to
launch Bachelor of Health Sciences in
four disciplines - Medical Laboratory
Sciences, Medical Imaging Sciences,
Anesthesia & Surgical Technology
and Nursing Sciences. All these new
4 year programs will be launched
in September 2014. I wish to
congratulate our academic team for
introducing new programs at the
I take great pride in informing that
Thumbay Group UAE was named as
the ‘Emirates Business Ambassador
for Healthcare and Education’. The
award was presented by His Highness
Sheikh Juma Bin Maktoum Bin Juma
Al Maktoum and was received by Mr.
Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director
Operations Healthcare Division of
Thumbay Group UAE. I am humbled
and privileged at being featured in top
Indian leaders in the Arab World by
Forbes Middle East magazine.
I had the honor of speaking at
the 17th Triennial Conference of
International Association of University
Presidents, IAUP 2014 at Yokohama,
Thumbay Moideen
Founder President,
Board of Governors
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Words of inspiration
“Strong minds discuss ideas,
average minds discuss events,
weak minds discuss people.”
President’s Note
Japan. It was a great experience
interacting with leading personalities
from all over the world including
leaders of governments, international
and national associations and
organizations, such as the United
Nations, UNESCO, the World Bank,
and leaders of the corporate sector.
I had some very fruitful discussions
with many university Presidents,
Chancellors, Vice Chancellors, and
Rectors during my visit. I am equally
happy to have been bestowed with an
“Award for Outstanding Contribution
to Education” at the World Chancellors
Congress 2014 held in Mumbai.
Dr. Wang, Tsung-Hsi, Deputy-Director
General, Department of Medical
Affairs, Ministry of Health and Welfare,
Taiwan accompanied by a high
level delegation visited Gulf Medical
University. The visiting dignitaries had
elaborate discussions with our Group
to develop cooperation in the fields
of medical education, healthcare,
trading of medical equipments and
disposables. We have signed an MOU
with Faculty of Medicine - Osaka
City University, Japan, to promote
academic collaboration for Summer
Training Opportunities for GMU
students in Japan, Joint Research,
Faculty Exchange, Conferences and
Workshops and GMU Health Magazine.
THD SpA, an Italian Equipment
manufacturing company has entered
into an agreement with Gulf Medical
College Hospital & Research Centre-
Ajman, to be a Regional Surgical
Training Centre for THD (Trans Anal
surgical Procedure.
The university celebrated its Annual
Global Day with lot of pomp and
gaiety. The GMC Annual Healthy
Baby Contest & Exhibition 2014 was
held by GMC Hospital. His Excellency
Sheikh Dr. Majid Bin Saeed Al Nuaimi,
Chairman Ruler’s Court Ajman graced
the occasion. Mrs. Shabana Faisal,
Vice Chairperson, KEF Holdings was
the Chief Guest and gave away the
prizes in the presence of Provost Prof.
Gita Ashok Raj.
The ‘Annual and Medical Science
Exhibition GMU MASE 2014’ was held
on 21st and 22nd of May 2014 at the
campus. The event offered students
a chance to display their talent in
innovations in science and medicine.
Consul General of India HE Mr. Anurag
Bhushan inaugurated the exhibition.
I am very happy that the Thumbay
Group Human Resource Department
has bagged the prestigious ‘Best
talent management practice award’
during the 6th Annual MENA HR
Excellence Awards which was held
in Dubai as part of 9th Annual Human
Asset Expansion Summit MENA 2014
held on 14th-15th May 2014. I wish
to congratulate the entire team at HR
Department for achieving this feat.
Before In conclude I wish all our
readers a Happy Ramadan and Happy