The MoU was signed by Akbar Moideen Thumbay, vice president of the healthcare division of Thumbay group and Khalifa Hassan Aldrai, executive director of DCAS, on Wednesday November 9.
According to the MoU, all Thumbay Hospitals will offer complete assistance to the ambulance personnel of DCAS, to ensure that patients get the best possible treatment. The MoU also enables Thumbay Hospitals and DCAS to share medical equipment, medicines and expertise. The two sides will also be collaborating for conducting exhibitions, conferences and awareness programmes.
Akbar Moideen Thumbay said that the cooperation between Thumbay Hospitals and DCAS would simplify the receiving and shifting of critical patients. “This would also ensure timely and effective treatment to the patients,” he added.
Thumbay Group’s healthcare division:
Thumbay Group’s healthcare division presently operates four academic hospitals in the UAE (Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah and 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 22 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.
Today, Thumbay Group has diversified into more than 20 brands, with presence across 18 sectors of business including education, healthcare, medical research, diagnostics, retail pharmacy, health communications, retail opticals, wellness, nutrition stores, hospitality, real estate, publishing, technology, media, events, medical tourism, trading and marketing and distribution.