|27 November, 2019

Gulf Medical University provides 220 healthcare professionals to healthcare sector of the UAE, region

Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council, UAE and Ruler of Ajman, conferred degrees

Gulf Medical University provides 220 healthcare professionals to healthcare sector of the UAE, region
  • 15 UAE Nationals and 205 other nationality students graduate from the Medical University
  • University signed 46 international agreements with the leading universities in USA, Europe, India, Japan, Korea, Egypt and Gulf States 
  • Number of undergraduate and postgraduate programs being offering at the University has increased from 15 to 26.

Ajman, UAE: His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council, UAE and Ruler of Ajman, conferred degrees on 220 graduates of the various colleges under Gulf Medical University (GMU), Ajman, at the 16th Convocation Ceremony held on Wednesday, 27th November 2019, at the Emirates Hospitality Centre, Al Jurf, Ajman. The convocation ceremony was held in the presence of His Highness Sheikh Ammar Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and Chairman of the Ajman Executive Council and several VIP dignitaries, presided by Dr. Thumbay Moideen – Founder, President Board of Trustees GMU and attended by Prof. Hossam Hamdy – Chancellor of GMU.

The 220 graduates this year included 67 students of Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS), 21 of Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT), 33 of Doctor of Pharmacy (PharmD), 50 of Doctor of Dental Medicine (DMD), 28 of Bachelor of Biomedical Sciences (BBMS), 5 of Bachelor of Science – Medical Laboratory Sciences (B.Sc. MLS), 5 of Bachelor of Science – Medical Imaging Sciences (B.Sc. MIS), 9 of Bachelor of Health Science - Anesthesia and Surgical Technology (BHS-AST) and 2 of Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN). The outgoing students belong to 38 different nationalities: UAE (15), GCC (21), other Arab nations (32), Asia (73), Africa (57) and others (22 – including students from USA, UK, Germany, Canada, Dominica, Hungary, Norway, Netherlands and Russia).

Awarding the certificates to the graduates, H.H. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Member of the Supreme Council, UAE and Ruler of Ajman congratulated them on their achievement and urged them to continue their specialized studies and excel in their careers, advising them to utilize the knowledge to help the society and the nation. Addressing the Emirati graduates, His Highness said that the country is proud of their achievement.

Addressing the gathering, Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder, President Board of Trustees, Gulf Medical University (GMU) said, “GMU is now into its 22nd year of operation and we are now among the most in demand private medical university in the region besides being a well-known brand. Our network of Thumbay Academic Hospitals is one among the biggest network of academic hospitals in the country with the addition of Thumbay Medicity in Al Jurf, Ajman, which comprises the new 350-bed Thumbay University Hospital with the first-ever long-term care facility in the Northern Emirates, the Thumbay Dental Hospital and Thumbay Physical Therapy & Rehabilitation Hospital .We have been unique and trendsetters in the country and have attracted students from 80 countries, faculty and staff from 50 countries and treat patients from over 175 nationalities.”

Dr. Thumbay Moideen thanked H.H. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi for the government’s continuous support to the institution.  He acknowledged the contributions of the academic team headed by the Chancellor, the faculty, administrative staff and other staff of GMU. Congratulating the graduates, he assured them of GMU’s support always.

The Chancellor of GMU, Prof. Hossam Hamdy said that the number of colleges under GMU has reached 6 and the number of the undergraduate and the postgraduate programs has increased from 15 to 26. He added that GMU established for the first time in a private university an integrated system of healthcare and academia thus improving the level of health services, education and scientific research. He also said that the new clinical facilities in the campus have significantly increased the training facilities for students.

Elaborating on GMU’s global collaborations in academic and research, Prof. Hossam Hamdy added, “The University attaches great importance to international cooperation. During this year, the university signed and activated more than ten international agreements with leading international universities, in the United States, Europe, China, India, Japan, Korea, the Gulf States and the Arab Republic of Egypt, making the active cooperation agreements reach 49 agreements. In the field of scientific research, the University has paid great attention to this and has established international research laboratories that cooperate with a large number of international research centers and work with their counterparts in the UAE, especially in the field of immunology research to treat cancer.”

Prof. Hossam Hamdy advised the graduates to be led by the values of empathy, altruism, conscience, truthfulness, teamwork and fear of God, throughout their careers.

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About Thumbay Group

Gulf Medical University is owned by Thumbay Group, the Dubai-based diversified global conglomerate established by its Founder President Dr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, with core businesses in Education, Healthcare and Research. It went on to diversify from a single-entity company, with businesses in Education, Healthcare, Research, Retail, Hospitality, etc., which have spread and are operational across the various emirates of UAE - Abu Dhabi, Dubai, Sharjah, Ajman, Ras Al Khaimah, Umm Al Quwain and Fujairah. Thumbay Group also has presence in India and many of its projects are at different stages of completion in the GCC region and Africa. One of the most recent and prestigious projects of Thumbay Group is the Thumbay Medicity in Ajman, which has evolved as a regional hub of state-of-the-art medical education, healthcare and research, with specialized academic hospitals, a leading medical university and world-class research facilities.

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