Ajman: Over 8,000 people from more than 100 countries benefited from a multi-specialty and lifestyle mega health camp hosted by Thumbay University Hospital at its Al Jurf branch here on Sunday.
Specialists from the departments of cardiology, internal medicine, general surgery, dentistry, gynaecology, paediatrics, ENT, ophthalmology, orthopaedics, dermatology, family medicine, urology, nephrology, gastroenterology and pulmonology searched the participants. In addition, the camp offered free medication and free screenings such as blood glucose, EKG, ultrasound, physical therapy, eye exams, blood pressure, BMI screening, and discounts on dental and radiology services.
In addition to the consultations in all specialties, many people attended the mega-camp to receive discounts on dental diseases and physical therapy and rehabilitation services. Approximately 50 percent male, 40 percent female and 10 percent pediatric patients from all seven emirates sought free counseling at the facility.
“This is the second consecutive health camp to be held at Thumbay University Hospital this year, offering free medical testing and screening. Since our health facility received an unprecedented response at the previous camp, we decided to do it again and encourage people to adopt healthier lifestyles. At the same time, through our expert panel of physicians, we could offer them guidance and support for early intervention and effective treatment of health problems,” said Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of Healthcare Division, Thumbay Group.
“Since Thumbay University Hospital was founded, our hospital has provided medical care to thousands of people in state-of-the-art facilities and we aim to continue this humanitarian initiative of providing free basic health care and medicines to serve our community. We are guided by the principles of holistic care, effective and efficient both in terms of quality and cost, in all the specialized centers of the Thumbay Medicity, including the Dental Clinic and the Rehabilitation Center,” he added.
The camp was officially initiated by Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founding President of Thumbay Group, in the presence of Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay and other members of the Thumbay Group administration team. The camp ran from 9am to 6pm and saw hundreds of people queuing to take advantage of the free camp as all three Thumbay Medicity hospitals namely Thumbay University Hospital, Thumbay Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Hospital and Thumbay Dental Clinic.
The Thumbay Healthcare Division was conceived as a healthcare center where patients are cared for in a truly restorative environment. In the past 20 successful years of operation, the hospitals have treated 6 million patients, performed 60,000 births, provided clinical training to students at Gulf Medical University and plan to open an autism center dedicated to assisting in diagnosing a child and directing their care.
About Thumbay University Hospital:
Owned and managed by Thumbay Group, Thumbay University Hospital is the largest private academic hospital in the Middle East with 350 beds. As a state-of-the-art family health center, the hospital also has a dedicated 100-bed long-term care and rehabilitation unit, 10 modern operating rooms for all major specialties including imaging center, cath lab, ICU/CCU/NICU/PICU and 10-bed dialysis unit. Many unique services are offered at the hospital including a dedicated floor for the mother and child program which includes 10 birthing and delivery rooms, NICU, SCBU and Well Baby Unit.
In addition, the hospital houses a therapeutic garden and offers marhaba services, as well as presidential suites, VIP rooms and private rooms. The hospital also includes a medical tourism department that serves medical tourists. Patient and visitor amenities also include a food court with multiple restaurants, a movie theater, cafes, a fitness center and free parking for more than 1000 vehicles.
As a subsidiary of the Thumbay Group academic hospital network, the hospital has professional staff of 30 different nationalities serving patients in 50 different languages and from over 175 countries. Thumbay University Hospital patients benefit from the collaboration between their medical school, residents and nurses as they develop best practices for clinical excellence and other healthcare centers including Thumbay Dental Hospital and Thumbay Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Hospitals in the Medicity. This excellence is reflected in the quality and safe care provided by all the specialized teams.
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