Celebrating a milestone of 25 years, Thumbay Group has evolved from its origins as the first private medical institute to a mature conglomerate headquartered in the Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC). Establishing an extensive network comprising over 110 touchpoints across seven emirates in the UAE and tie-ups with more than 70 institutions globally, the group has made significant strides in medical education, healthcare and research.
Transforming Healthcare with Largest Network of Private Academic Hospitals, Clinics, Labs, and Pharmacies
Thumbay Healthcare, a leading subsidiary of the Thumbay Group, has achieved significant recognition as the first healthcare entity in the country to receive the prestigious ‘JCI Enterprise Accreditation,’ joining an elite group of five globally recognised institutes with this distinction. With a record of treating over 10 million patients and conducting 70,000 deliveries, Thumbay Healthcare integrates cutting-edge research and modern technology to provide comprehensive care.
Among its standout facilities, the state-of-the-art ‘Thumbay University Hospital’s Long-Term Care Centre’ emphasises smart healthcare technologies and specialised care programmes for neurodegenerative diseases and chronic conditions - especially for geriatric and long-term patients.
Gulf Medical University: Preparing the Doctors of the Future
As an integral part of Thumbay Group, Gulf Medical University (GMU) has consistently been at the forefront of healthcare education and research. With state-of-the-art facilities, advanced learning opportunities for clinical training, and cutting-edge technology access, the medical university comprises of six colleges offering 35 health professions programmes and has emerged as a global hub for students from 96 nationalities.
With over 3,500 graduates from more than 96 countries, the university›s academic and research collaborations with over 70 international institutions have ensured global recognition and employability for its graduates.
Innovation and Diversification
Thumbay Group’s commitment to innovation and diversification is evident in initiatives like Healthvarsity, an Ed-Tech venture. This forward-thinking approach reflects the group’s responsiveness to the dynamic market demands in the healthcare and education sectors.
In its forward-looking strategy, the group envisions franchising Thumbay Healthcare to broaden the scope of its comprehensive care delivery into various markets like Saudi Arabia, Egypt, and Other Countries of GCC. Concurrently,
Gulf Medical University is at the forefront of innovation, introducing new and impactful degree and diploma programmes. Recently, International Foundation Programmes, in collaboration with the University of London and Upper Austria, have been started. Lasting nine months to a year, these programmes address academic gaps, preparing them to secure admissions in premier international institutes.
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