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Words of inspiration

Never stop trying. Never stop believing .Never give up. Your day will come.

President’s Note



Thumbay Moideen

Founder President, Board of Governors

As we come to the end of the aca-

demic year at GMU, it will soon be time

for our academic and administrative

teams to move on with new plans. We

hope that even more exciting and re-

warding programs will take shape in

the coming months.

Our expansion plans, with the addi-

tion of Thumbay Hospital in Dubai

and Thumbay Clinics in Ajman, Dubai,

Ras Al Khaimah, Sharjah, and Umm al

Quwain, will enable us to re-commit

ourselves to offer affordable quality

healthcare to all.

His Excellency T.P. Seetharam, Ambas-

sador of India to UAE, formally inaugu-

rated the Thumbay Hospital in Dubai.

He was taken on a tour of the hospital.

Ambassador H.E. Seetharam praised

the yeoman services being rendered

by Thumbay Group in healthcare and

education in the country.

We were greatly honored by the visit

of His Excellency Sheikh Nahayan Ma-

barak Al Nahayan, Minister for Youth,

Culture and Social Development, Gov-

ernment of UAE to Thumbay Hospital.

He was impressed with the facilities

and appreciated the advanced tech-

nology that is in place to offer afford-

able healthcare to all.

I am pleased to inform our readers that

Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Director

Healthcare Division Thumbay Group

won the ‘Champion of Change Award’

and Thumbay Group HR department

has won the prestigious Best Talent

Management Practice Award during

the MENA HR Excellence Awards held

in Dubai as part of the 10th Annual Hu-

man Assets Expansion Summit MENA.

We had the privilege to host Mr. Jamal

Bin Ghalaita, Chief Executive Officer

and high ranking officials from Emir-

ates Islamic Bank recently. We dis-

cussed various upcoming projects and

ventures of the Thumbay Group.

We were also pleased to host Aboo-

backer A.P. Kanthapuram Musaliyar, a

leading luminary, Islamic scholar and

an educationist. He was very pleased

to witness the various facilities avail-

able at the University.

Our newly opened Thumbay Hospi-

tal had organized Mom’s Day Out, a

unique event that helped hundreds

of young expecting mothers regard-

ing various issues related to pregnancy

and parenting. The hospital has also

held many free health camps helping

thousands of people from various na-

tionalities, who represented their na-

tional associations.

The first Africa Health Campwas organ-

ized by the Medical Tourism Depart-

ment at Thumbay Hospital. Over 250

people from Nigeria, Somalia, Sudan,

Cameroon, Egypt, Uganda, Kenya, and

Ghana took advantage of the camp.

His Excellency B.T Shonubi, Consul,

Consulate General of Nigeria was the

chief guest on the occasion. The an-

nual Free Mega Health Camp was held

at all of our group hospitals in Ajman,

Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah. Over 9000

people benefited from the camp.

The College of Allied Health Sciences,

GMU in association with the Health

Communications Division organized

the 11th Annual Conference on Cur-

rent Concepts in Rehabilitation Prac-

tice followed by a workshop on Kinetic

Control concepts, which was held for

the first time in the region.

The Center for Advanced Biomedical

Research and Innovation, GMU organ-

ized the 3rd Annual Seminar on Qual-

ity Control in Clinical Laboratories.

GMU Promotions department has or-

ganized the GMU Annual Medical and

Science Exhibition, which witnessed

over 4500 students participating in the


Ramadan Kareem and Eid Mubarak to

all our readers. I wish you all a happy

holiday and look forward to talking to

you in our next issue in September.