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UAE’S largest medical teaching facility opens

A 350-bed university hospital which is the largest medical teaching facility in the region was inaugurated at Thumbay Medicity in Ajman on Monday.

Thumbay University Hosptial attached to the Gulf Medical University (GMU) in Ajman serves patients in the region while simultaneously be the learning ground for thousands of medical students presently studying at the University. It has six colleges offering 26 medical programs all of which are approved by the Commission of Academic Accreditation, the accrediting body in UAE. As a gesture of kindness to the folks, the hospital is offering free Out Patient Department consultations across every specialty for the upcoming two weeks. This is the first phase of the hospital, which currently has 350 beds, over 100 consultation clinics and 100 beds dedicated for long term care and rehabilitation, making the campus a one-stop family healthcare place consisting Thumbay University Hospital, Thumbay Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Hospital and Thumbay Dental Hospital. There are also 40 beds for intensive care including ICU, CCU, NICU, PICU, etc along with a determined 10-bed dialysis unit for Nephrology with extended facility for transplant surgery (Renal and Liver) accessing the GCC region and Africa. The event also included the opening of the first ever robotics pharmacy under the Thumbay Pharmacy network, which will also be the biggest robotic pharmacy in the country with automated robotic technology to prepare and dispense medicines.

Dr Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group stated, “With the opening of the region’s biggest private academic hospital, Ajman has now become a landmark. Located at Thumbay Medicity – the future hub of medical education, healthcare and research, the hospital is perfectly positioned to serve a large population, at the same time further developing our efforts to transform the country and the region into a global medical tourism destination.”