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Words of inspiration

Out of difficulties grow miracles.

President’s Note



Thumbay Moideen

Founder President, Board of Governors

Aiming to make our Vision

2020 a reality, we are pro-

gressing at a steady pace to

achieve our goals in innova-

tive research, top-class edu-

cation, excellent health care,

and infrastructure.

I am delighted that Thumbay

Hospital, Ajman achieved a

significant distinction “Dubai

Quality Appreciation Award”

from His Highness Sheikh

Maktoum bin Mohammed

bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Dep-

uty Ruler of Dubai at the 22nd

Business Excellence Awards

ceremony held at the Dubai World Trade Centre.

We were honored by the visit of His Highness Sheikh Ahmed Bin

Humaid Al-Nuaimi, Chairman, Department of Economic Devel-

opment, Ajman to our campus to witness UAE’s biggest annual

inter-school Medical and Science Exhibition (MASE 2016) organ-

ized by Gulf Medical University. Over 5000 students from over

200 schools visited the exhibition.

As part of our expansion plans, Thumbay Builders inked a deal to

build major upcoming projects of Thumbay Healthcare Division

worth over AED 600 million. An agreement was signed between

Mr. Akram Moideen Thumbay, Director Operations, Thumbay

Builders and Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President, Health-

care Division.

Thumbay Hospital, Fujairah recently celebrated their 10th anni-

versary with a gala function held in Fujairah. I take this opportu-

nity to congratulate the entire team - doctors, nurses, support,

and administrative staff for their efforts and contribution to the

success of the hospital.

To acknowledge thework and achievements of our nurses, Thum-

bay Hospitals in Ajman and Dubai marked International Nurses

Day 2016. A week-long celebration and seminar for professional

development was organized to thank our nurses for their strong

commitment to the profession.

The 4th Annual Diabetes & Endocrinology Conference of the

Northern Emirates, and the 5th Annual Conference on latest

trends in Cardiology- from diagnosis to treatment were organ-

ized which attracted a large number of health care professionals

from all over UAE.

Thumbay Hospital, Dubai, organized the free checkup camp for

1500 pregnant women as part of the Mother’s Day Out event.

Special talks by senior gynecologists, pediatricians, and dieticians

helped expectant mothers understand parenting and mother-

hood. Thumbay Group celebrated ‘Teachers Health Awareness

Week’. As part of the celebrations, the network of academic

hospitals of Thumbay Group and the chain of Thumbay Clinics

across the country offered a host of benefits through checkups

and talks to teachers from various schools across the country.

We are happy to announce that our Thumbay Labs has entered

the Indian diagnostic sector, with its first lab in Hyderabad. The

new facility is in-house within Thumbay Hospital New Life, and

offers a wide portfolio of advanced tests.

Thumbay Group bagged third place for ‘Employer of the Year’

private sector category at the ‘11th Human Capital Forum

MENA’, held at Sofitel The Palm – Dubai. Mr. Suraj Padmanab-

han, Manager – Talent Acquisition won the ‘HR Professional of

the Year’ award for the private sector at the MENA HR Excel-

lence Awards.

Thumbay Group also bagged the prestigious “Procurement

Best Practice Appreciation Award” at the 3rd International

Procurement & Supply Chain Conference 2016. Mr. Zainul Abi-

deen, Manager – Purchase & Inventory received the award on

behalf of Thumbay Group.

I am delighted to share that I have been included in the Forbes’

list of ‘Top Indian Leaders in the Arab World’ for the second

consecutive year.

I delivered the keynote address at the 18th National Seminar

in Hospital & Healthcare Management, Medico Legal Systems

& Clinical Research organized by Symbiosis Institute of Health

Sciences (SIHS). I had a great interaction with experts from

various leading institutions during the seminar.

Before I sign off, I am happy to inform that our Blends & Brews

Coffee Shoppe has opened a new drive-thru outlet in ‘The

Black Square’ building, Ajman. According to Thumbay Group’s

strategic plans, 100 Blends & Brews coffee shops will be added

worldwide by 2020.

As you are aware, HEALTH Magazine has been one of the most

acclaimed magazines in the region for the last 17 years. We are

pleased to inform all health care and wellness professionals

that this magazine is instituting the ‘Annual HEALTH Awards’,

which will be presented during a grand event in Dubai in Janu-

ary 2017. The awards will be organized by HEALTH Magazine

in association with Thumbay Media. Details will be available in

this magazine and also on the website www.healthmagazine.


I look forward to interacting with you again after your vaca-

tions. I wish you all Eid Mubarak and happy holidays. Stay

healthy, stay fit.