Dubai, Nov 23, 2015: Popular Pakistani cricketer and former captain of the Pakistani side, Shoaib Malik visited Thumbay Hospital – Dubai, on Saturday, 21st November 2015. Hundreds of patients and visitors rushed to catch a glimpse of the cricket star, as he toured the hospital’s facilities.
Shoaib was welcomed by Dr. Manvir Singh Walia, Administrative Director Operations – Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group, Dr. Ashutosh Sood, Chief Operating Officer of Thumbay Hospital Dubai, Dr. Sameer Kumar, Assistant Administrative Director of Thumbay Dental Hospital Dubai, and other members of the administrative team of Thumbay Hospital Dubai. Accompanied by them, Shoaib toured the advanced, ultra-modern facilities at the hospital and the adjoining Thumbay Dental Hospital. He also visited the outlets of various Thumbay Group brands within the hospital, like Thumbay Medical Tourism, Thumbay Pharmacy, Zo & Mo Opticals, Nutri Plus Vita and Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe.
Shoaib was all praise for the latest instruments and state-of-the-art technology in use at the hospital. He described Thumbay Hospital as “a beautiful facility manned by sweet people.” He also promoted the ongoing diabetes awareness campaign at Thumbay Hospital Dubai, titled “Count Your Steps – To Beat Diabetes.” Later, the ace cricketer met and mingled with the crowd of fans, and joined them for photos and autographs. The crowd was bubbling with excitement, as they got to interact freely with their favourite cricketer. Shoaib thanked the visitors for their affection.
“We are honoured by the positive review of Thumbay Hospital by such a reputed sportsperson. Mr. Shoaib Malik is an internationally popular cricketer who has seen and experienced world-class healthcare facilities around the world. When someone of his stature appreciates our hospital and its facilities, it is definitely something to be proud of,” said Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group.
Thumbay Group’s hospitals have risen to the forefront of healthcare providers in the region by providing high quality healthcare at affordable costs. Thumbay Group delivers its healthcare services through its four Thumbay Hospitals in Ajman, Dubai, Sharjah and Fujairah, a 25-chair dental hospital in Dubai which is the first private dental hospital in the country, five state-of-the-art Thumbay Clinics and Thumbay Labs in Ajman, Dubai, Sharjah, Ras Al Khaimah and Umm Al Quwain, in addition to outlets of Thumbay Pharmacy across the UAE. Thumbay Group’s network of hospitals and clinics are among the largest healthcare networks in the UAE.
All Thumbay Group hospitals are full-fledged multi-specialty centers, with wide-ranging tertiary care services. Thumbay Hospitals have been the first choice healthcare destination for patients from over 175 nationalities. Staff from over 22 countries, speaking over 50 languages attend to patients. JCI accreditation for the hospitals, CAP-accredited laboratories, patient-centric services, affordable costs, presence throughout the UAE, strong cultural diversity, an impeccable record of zero infection rate, and multiple accreditations, memberships and awards are some distinctive features which makes Thumbay Hospitals the most popular healthcare destination.