More than 2500 people of over 40 nationalities attended the ‘Thumbay Health Carnival & Free Mega Medical Camp’ organized by Thumbay University Hospital, Ajman, the biggest private academic hospital in the region, on Friday, 18th October 2019. The camp was officially opened by Dr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group, in the presence of Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay – Vice President of Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division, Dr. Mohammad Faisal Parvez – Chief Operating Officer of Thumbay University Hospital and other members of Thumbay Group’s administrative team.
The program started off with an hour-long yoga session led by The Art of Living Foundation. The free medical camp was held from 9am to 9pm across all the three hospitals at Thumbay Medicity, viz., Thumbay University Hospital, Thumbay Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Hospital and Thumbay Dental Hospital. Visitors availed free doctor consultations across all specialist departments, in addition to free medicines and discounted diagnostic tests and laboratory investigations. Free ECG and Ultrasound tests were available to those referred by the specialist doctors for the same.
Commenting on the health carnival and free mega medical camp, Dr. Thumbay Moideen said, “Thumbay Group periodically conducts free health camps for the benefit of the public, as we believe that it is important to promote health awareness among various communities and improve access to quality healthcare, especially in view of the prevalence of lifestyle diseases and stress impacting the health of individuals. Organized as part of our CSR activities, events like these aim to encourage people to adopt healthy lifestyles, at the same time helping them in early-detection and effective management of health issues, with the help of our doctors and advanced facilities.”
The entertainment programs and competitions conducted as part of the event saw the participation of families in large numbers. Women and children actively took part in competitions and programs like the Onam Pookkalam, henna, face painting, musical program, cultural programs and magic show. The health awareness sessions by the hospital’s pediatricians also attracted family audiences. The event was also attended by various corporate teams, association leaders etc., some of who were keen to discuss the possibility of tying-up with Thumbay University Hospital for the benefit of their members.
Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay said that the event was organized to welcome the public to experience the latest healthcare technology and expert healthcare professionals at the hospital. “The hospital has several unique offerings like the Long-Term Care Unit, Medical Tourism facilities, Therapeutic Garden and tertiary/quaternary care including specialties like neurosurgery. With 350-beds and over a 100 consultation clinics, the hospital is truly a one-of-its-kind healthcare facility in the region,” he said.
Dr. Mohammad Faisal Parvez said that the hospital is committed to meeting all the healthcare needs of patients and families. “All major insurance cards are accepted at Thumbay University Hospital. In continuation of the free mega medical camp, the management of Thumbay University Hospital has decided to extend the availability of free consultations, discounted lab/diagnostic tests and other services till 31st October 2019,” he added.