Dubai, Feb 2, 2017: Aafiya TPA Services, the leading UAE-based specialized integrated service provider for healthcare management, has received the ‘Best Insurance TPA’ award at the International Finance Magazine (IFM) Awards 2016, held at the JW Marriott Marquis Hotel – Dubai, on January 26, 2017. The award was received by Mr. Ali Zaidi - General Manager of Aafiya at the awards ceremony attended by individuals and organizations in the international finance industry.
Aafiya TPA Services was selected as the winner in the category after an extensive scrutiny of the finalists on the basis of innovation, growth, sustainability and their contribution towards the society among other key factors. Mr. Ali Zaidi said that being selected as the best insurance TPA was a great achievement for Aafiya, a young but fast-growing company. “We are committed to deliver the best services for our customers, at the same time determined to make Aafiya a leader in the business. Recognitions like these motivate us to maintain high standards always,” he said, adding, “Considering that the UAE Vision 2021 launched by His Highness His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates and Ruler of Dubai, has outlined healthcare as one of six national priorities, the health sectoris expected to see tremendous growth. This means greater growth for the health insurance industry.We have planned our strategies accordingly.”
Aafiya is a third party administrator of international standards committed to patient safety and a trustworthy healthcare facilitator in the region. Bearing the name which stands for “good health”, it is a specialized integrated service provider for healthcare management. Aafiya is backboned with the same values that have driven the group to its prominent stature,working hand-in-hand with its partners to achieve universal profitability aligned with quality healthcare service. Aafiya offers a complete suite of healthcare management services to meet individual client requirements as well as to provide services beyond administrative support.
Aafiya had also won the ‘Best Insurance TPA Award’ at The Banker Middle East Industry Awards in 2016; the second year in a row.
French Regional Counselor for Health - Middle East, Guillaume Huart Visits Gulf Medical University - Ajman
Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman had the pleasure of hosting Mr. Guillaume Huart, Regional Counselor for Health - Middle East at Embassy of France, on Wednesday, February 1, 2017. He met the Founder, President of Board of Governors of GMU Mr. ThumbayMoideen and the Chancellor of GMU, Prof. HossamHamdy.
Mr. Guillaume Huart was presented with the vision and mission of GMU, and he toured the educational and research facilities in the campus. He also saw the different ongoing projects of the hospitals and medical centers in the campus, and discussed about establishing strong relations with the French Universities, hospitals and companies, and working together in the field of health.
Mr. Huartsaid that he was impressed with the unique vision and strategies, as well as the facilities of GMU. “I take this opportunity to express my admiration for this global project, which takes into account not only healthcare, butresearch too. Research is a key point for developing healthcare, and I realize how much integrated this vision is, in GMU. I hope that my meeting with Prof. HossamHamdy, theChancellor will be key to developing thiscomprehensive, integrated Academic Healthcare System,” he said.
Expressing gratitude for Mr. Huart’s visit, Prof. HossamHamdy shared his thoughts on the way forward. He said, “We are building on the long history of collaboration with France in the field of healthcare and medical education and training of students and paramedics and future specialists. Our collaboration with leading French Universities has been ongoing. We hope to offer top French programs at Gulf Medical University.”