Sharjah, Mar 31, 2018: More clinics and pharmacies are at various stages of development at multiple locations in Dubai and Sharjah, in addition to the teaching hospital, rehabilitation center and dental hospital opening in Al Jurf - Ajman shortly, as part of the group’s strategic plans.
Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division opened a new Thumbay Clinic in Kalba, Sharjah,on 29th March 2018, expanding its growing network of family clinics in the UAE. A Thumbay Pharmacy outlet under the group’s Retail Division was also opened adjacent to the new clinic.
Dr. ThumbayMoideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group was the chief guest of the opening function. Also present were Mr. Akbar MoideenThumbay - Vice President of the Healthcare Division of Thumbay Group, and other members of Thumbay Group Board.
“Thumbay academic hospitals and clinics are committed to delivering high-quality, patient-focused, cost-effective healthcare.We are happy to make our services available to people in and around Kalba. The clinic will provide a range of specialist services to the community, consolidating Thumbay Clinics’ reputation as a popular chain of family clinics,” said Mr. Akbar MoideenThumbay.
Dr. ThumbayMoideen said that the new clinic and pharmacy where the latest additions as part of Thumbay Group’s global expansion plans, aiming to scale up the businesses at least ten times, establishing global presence and increasing the employee strength to 25,000 in the next 4-5 years. “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, in addition to upcoming clinics, day care hospitals, labs and pharmacies at various locations,” he said, elaborating on the plans for the healthcare division.”
The group plans to open at least six more clinics and several more pharmacies, as part of the expansion plans this year. Clinics and pharmacies are at various stages of development in locations including Deira Waterfront, Dragon Mart and Bur Dubai in Dubai and Abu ShagaraandRahmaniya Mall inSharjah. This is in addition to the new projects coming up in the Gulf Medical University campus in Al Jurf, Ajman: the500-bed Thumbay Hospital – the biggest private academic hospital in the region, Thumbay Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Centre - an advance rehabilitation centerand Thumbay Dental Hospital – a 60-chair dental hospital in Al Jurf - Ajman, scheduled to be operational under the Healthcare Division in the next few months.
Centrally located in Kalba at Al Wahda Street, the new clinic has specialist doctors in Obstetrics & Gynecology, Dental, General Medicine and X – ray, complete with laboratory services. The clinic will be open from 8am to 11pm Saturday to Thursday, and 9am to 12pm and 5pm to 10pm, on Fridays. The new Thumbay Pharmacy offering the complete range of medical equipment and rehabilitation care products is located next to the clinic.
To celebrate the opening, Thumbay Clinic – Kalba will be offering visitors free consultation with specialist doctors, as well as free blood sugar, blood pressure and BMI checkups until 15th April 2018.
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.