United Arab Emirates
Thumbay Moideen is a man of action, vision and is a determined personality to succeed, which is symbolized by the various achievements he has to his credit in all his endeavours.
A Third Generation Business Entrepreneur hailing from a well-known business family from Mangalore, Karnataka, Mr. Moideen took to business at a tender age of 21 years, and demonstrated his business acumen right from the beginning. Handling the mantle of a large business house established by his father Mr. Ahamed Hajee Mohiudeen in 1957, he took his businesses to great heights within a few years.
In the year 1998 he established the THUMBAY Group U.A.E which is a recognized fact that under his management the Thumbay Group, UAE has achieved tremendous growth and gave source of lively hood to hundreds of families over the last decade. The group has ventured into activities like timber, real estate, education, information technology, medical education and latest being establishing a chain of medical centers and pharmacies in and around U.A.E and with a vision to be a leader in the field of healthcare by 2010.
Thumbay Moideen has infused dedication, discipline and hard work at all levels of his organization. He enjoys a great deal of respect from all quarters of the society which is evident from the fact that he is invited by various associations and organizations to be on their board as an active office bearer or in an advisory capacity.
Mr. Moideen with great conviction, courage and confidence has established the first private medical college in UAE, known as Gulf Medical College Ajman, and GMC Hospital & Research Centre, Gulf Medical Centre & GMC Pharmacy in Dubai. The group also owns and runs the Body and Soul Health club – an International Chain of Health Clubs, Blends and Brews Coffee Shop – an International Chain of Coffee Shoppe.
Gulf Medical University (GMU) is currently recognized as an institution of higher education by Ministry of Education. The graduation certificate of all programs of the Gulf Medical University attested by the Ministry of Higher Education is accepted throughout the world.
The University offers the M.B.B.S-Bachelor of Medicine, B.P.T-Bachelor of Physiotherapy, D.M.D - Doctor of Dental Medicine, Pharm. D – Doctorate of Pharmacy and several other programs to students from more than 48 nationalities. Students participate in clinical training in leading universities and hospitals in several countries, including USA, UK, Germany, India, Pakistan, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Jordan.
The Group, which has also established the GMC Hospital and Research Centre. This 250-bed facility happens to be the first private Teaching Hospital in the UAE. The hospital has qualified medical and paramedical staff offering their specialized services. The state-of-the-art facility boasts of a Women's Health Centre, Hi-Tech Laboratory, Modern ICU & CCU facilities, Pharmacy, Modern radiology department, On Call Doctor Service, and 24hrs Emergency are some of the popular services offered by the hospital. The Group has also established a hospital in Fujairah and a medical center in Dubai. Plans for new hospitals in Dubai, Sharjah and Ajman have been finalized.
The Thumbay Group’s first African Hospital Venture in Malawi is due to be operational in the beginning of January 2010. The GMC Hospitals in U.A.E is now one of the Largest Healthcare Providers in the private healthcare sector offering quality and affordable care to all sections of the society.
Source : biohealth.mu