Fujairah, Feb 21, 2018 : More than 1000 Filipino expats attended the ’Filipino Fiesta & Mega Medical Camp’, a mega event organized by Thumbay Hospital – Fujairah, at the hospital premises on Friday, 16th February 2018. The event was organized as part of Thumbay Group’s CSR activities.
Filipino expats from in and around the Emirate thronged the hospital to join the fun event and avail the free services offered by the hospital, such as specialist consultations, health checkups and medicines, as well as discounted medical services. The free health checkup services at the venue included blood pressure, blood sugar and BMI analysis. Visitors also accessed the services of the Consular Mission, at the venue.
The event was graced by the presence of the chief guest His Excellency Mr. Paul Raymund P. Cortes, Consul General of Philippines, Dubai & the Northern Emirates. He was welcomed by the Chief Operating Officer of Thumbay Hospital - Fujairah, Dr. Mohammed Faisal Parvez. He met and interacted with members of the hospital management and toured the hospital’s advanced facilities. He was highly appreciative of the hospital’s service delivery standards and the latest technology and modern equipment in use. Addressing the gathering, the Consul General also talked about the achievements of his community. He thanked Thumbay Group for hosting the event benefiting Filipino expats.
The event, which included Filipino cultural activities and entertainment programs, saw enthusiastic participation of the Filipino expat community. Visitors were also treated to free lunch. The event honored members of the Filipino community in Fujairah, who have made outstanding contributions to the society. The Filipino staffs of the hospital were also recognized for their contributions.
Thumbay Hospital – Fujairah is a 60 bedded full-fledged multi-specialty hospital which believes in promoting quality healthcare with compassion, at affordable costs. A JCI-accredited hospital, it is equipped with latest advancement in medical technologies providing specialized care through clinical acumen of highly qualified and experienced doctors, nurses and allied healthcare professionals. The Hospital is accredited to the Ministry of Health, UAE, and offers 24X7 Services like Accident & Emergency, Laboratory, Radiology, Pharmacy, and Ambulance.
About Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division
The Thumbay network of academic hospitals is now the largest network of private academic hospitals in the Middle East, treating patients from around 175 nationalities. It is also one of the biggest JCI-accredited private academic hospital networks in the region. Thumbay Group’s healthcare division also operates a chain of family clinics (Thumbay Clinic) and multispecialty day care hospitals (Thumbay Hospital Day Care) in the UAE as well as diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) and pharmacies (Thumbay Pharmacy) in the UAE and India. The hospitals and clinics are presently located at Dubai, Ajman, Sharjah, Fujairah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain in the U.A.E. and in Hyderabad—India. Thumbay Medical Tourism, which promotes Thumbay Group’s ultra-modern healthcare services to international patients, is tied-up with 87 countries through representative offices. The Thumbay academic hospital network will have a total of 1000 beds in the UAE, 1500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022.