United Arab Emirates,Feb 03, 2017: Thumbay Hospital, the leading network of academic hospitals operated by the healthcare division of Thumbay Group UAE, signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with global medical technologies provider Hill-Rom, for the purchase of 500 beds to support Thumbay Group’s upcoming healthcare projects in the Middle East and India, over the next 4 years.
The MoU was signed at the ‘Arab Health 2017’ exhibition at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Center, Dubai on Tuesday, January 31, 2017 by Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, vice president of the healthcare division of Thumbay Group and Mr. HishamHout, President – Middle East, Africa, Turkey and Indian Sub-continent of Hill-Rom.
Mr. Akbar MoideenThumbay said that Hill-Romwould provide quality branded hospital beds, long-term care beds and surgical solutions apart from their other branded products to Thumbay Hospitals for the upcoming projects, according to the agreement. “All our equipment and infrastructure conform to international standards, which, combined with our expert team of caregivers, enables us to deliver world-class patient care,” he said.
Mr. ThumbayMoideen, Founder President of Thumbay Group said that the MoU was an important step for the healthcare division of Thumbay Group, with plans to extend the Thumbay academic hospital network globally. “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, taking the total number of hospitals to 15 worldwide. With this, Thumbay Hospital will become the largest network of academic hospitals in the Gulf region,” he added.
About Thumbay Hospital
Thumbay Group’s healthcare division presently operates six teaching hospitals; five in the UAE (one each in Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah & two in Sharjah) and one in Hyderabad – India, as well as a network of state-of-the-art family clinics at various locations in the UAE, making it the largest network of private academic hospitals in the region. All the hospitals and clinics are affiliated to the Gulf Medical University (GMU), the leading private medical university in the region owned by Thumbay Group, and provide clinical training for its students. They treat patients from over 175 nationalities, and are staffed by doctors, nurses and technicians from over 25 different countries, speaking more than 50 languages. Thumbay Group also operates CAP-accredited diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) and retail pharmacy outlets (Thumbay Pharmacy), in the UAE and India.