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Thumbay Moideen
Founder President, Board of Governors
Words of inspiration
An inventor fails all the time
and triumphs only once.
President’s Note
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As
the academic year 2011
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2012 is
drawing to an end, I wish to inform all our
readers with humility that we had a very
successful year in providing quality health
education and healthcare in the region
.
Now
it is time to look back over the path traversed
.
Time for introspection
.
Time for self
-
assessment
.
Time to set new goals, explore
new routes and unravel new avenues
.
In line with its strategic plans to expand the
pharmacy chain, Tumbay Group recently
inaugurated a new pharmacy at the GMC
Medical
&
Dental Speciality Centre, Sharjah
.
Te inauguration of this pharmacy is part of
the strategic plan of our Retail Division to
establish a total of 20 pharmacies in U
.
A
.
E
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in the current year 2012
.
Plans are underway
to start our new hospital in Dubai which
hopefully will be operational on October
/
November 2012
.
In pursuance of our institutional policy to
recognize and honor eminent professionals
from U
.
A
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E
.
, we have hosted special talks by
His Excellency Dr
.
Amin Hussain Al Amiri,
Assistant Under Secretary for Medical Practice
and License Sector in UAE Ministry of Health,
and the Chairman of the UAE Supreme
National Blood Transfusion Committee and
Dr
.
Awatif Juma Al Bahar, Consultant, OBS
/
Gynecology, Reproductive Endocrinology
and Medical Director of Dubai Gynecology
&
Fertility Centre, Dubai Health Authority,
Dubai
.
Eleven leading Paediatricians from U
.
A
.
E
were honored by GMU during a special
function held as a part of National Conference
on Pediatric Emergencies
.
Chief Guest His
Excellency Sheikh Dr
.
Majid Bin Saeed Al
Nuaimi, Chairman of the Ruler’s Court,
Ajman bestowed special awards and honored
leading Paediatricians from all over U
.
A
.
E in
recognition of their exemplary achievements
in the feld of Paediatrics and for their
outstanding service to the community
.
As always, the Health Communications
Division of Tumbay Group has been
instrumental in organizing a string of
eventful workshops and seminars
.
It
has successfully organized the ‘Intensive
Workshop on Clinical EKG’, ‘Seminar on
Pediatric Emergencies’, ‘Te Tird National
Conference and Workshop on Interventional
Pain Management’, ‘Conference on
Future of Modern Dentistry’, ‘Seminar and
Workshop on Osteoarthritis Knee Joint 2012’,
‘Conference on New horizons in Cardiology –
from Guidelines to Clinical Practice’
.
GMC Hospital, Ajman recently hosted a
grand Doctors Meet 2012 wherein leading
medical experts were invited to participate
in the Seminar on Neurology, Urology and
Plastic Surgery
.
All the above events have been
accredited by the Ministry of Health, U
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A
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E
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Most profoundly I thank the Government of
U
.
A
.
E
.
for their continued support in hosting
these signifcant events
.
Afer my successful participation as a Speaker
on the topic ‘Creating Trend Setting Brands’ at
the Interactive Seminar on Muslim Business
-
Best Practices, Growth
&
Continuity which
was held in Durban, South Africa on the
05th of May 2012, I had another stint as a
Speaker at the 2nd Leaders in Healthcare
Conference held at Nasrec, Johannesburg,
South Africa on the 09th of May, 2012 wherein
I spoke elaborately on the topic of ‘Efects of
Privatization on Healthcare and the steps to
ensure short and long term privatization in
the region’
.
I had a great time interacting
with the Global Healthcare Leaders during
the event
.
I was also the invited Speaker in
the ‘Leaders in Healthcare
-
Hospital Build
&
Infrastructure Middle East 2012, Exhibition
&
Congress’ held in Dubai from the 04th
to 06th of June, 2012
.
I’ve been invited as a
Panel Sessions Speaker in “Te Global Health
Economics Forum” to be held on the 27th of
June, 2012 at the Hague, Netherlands
.
I, also
look forward to participate as a Speaker in the
upcoming ‘Medic West Africa’ to be held from
the 16th to 18th of October, 2012 at the New
Expo Center, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria
.
It is with great delight I wish to inform all
our readers that I have been invited by USA
Organizing Committee of Global Indian
Business Meet 2012 to receive the “NGI
Excellence Award in Medical Education
&
Healthcare and Service to Community” which
is scheduled to take place in Manhattan, New
York from 20th to 23rd of September, 2012
.
Tis special recognition will further inspire
me to contribute towards healthcare and
education globally
.
We have many opportunities, many challenges
and many issues that impact us as a University
.
In our pursuit of excellence, we are committed
to being a positive role
-
player in the process of
nation
-
building
.
I would like to conclude by wishing all our
dear readers ‘Ramadan Kareem’
.