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New $272m medical city in Ajman set to be launched

Thumbay Medicity aims to serve more than 20,000 people daily, with facilities in education, healthcare, research, leisure, luxury, fitness, and entertainment

New $272m medical city in Ajman set to be launched
Thumbay Medicity aims to serve more than 20,000 people daily.

UAE-based healthcare firm Thumbay Group has announced that it will inaugurate a new AED1 billion ($272 million) medical city in Ajman in March.

Thumbay Medicity aims to serve more than 20,000 people daily, with advanced facilities in education, healthcare, research, leisure, luxury, fitness, and entertainment.

Thumbay Medicity will house the Gulf Medical University, a private medical university, Thumbay University Hospital, a private academic hospital, Thumbay Dental Hospital and Thumbay Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Hospital.

It will also have outlets of Thumbay Pharmacy and Thumbay Labs, in addition to leisure and hospitality amenities such as Body & Soul Health Club and Spa, Thumbay Food Court, The Terrace Restaurant and Blends & Brews Coffee Shoppe.

There will also be housing to accommodate 2,500 staff and students.

Gulf Medical University will have six colleges and 25 accredited programs while Thumbay University Hospital will  feature 500 beds and over 120 clinics. The hospital also includes a robotic pharmacy.
       
Thumbay Dental Hospital will be the biggest academic dental hospital in the region while Thumbay Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Hospital will have 50 beds and a therapeutic garden and will operate in collaboration with internationally renowned Villa Beretta Rehabilitation Centre in Italy.

Dr Thumbay Moideen, founder president of Thumbay Group, said: “Thumbay Medicity is the result of our continued efforts to bring the best of healthcare to the region, making it a hub of world class healthcare with state-of-the-art technology, experienced medical practitioners and superior facilities."

Thumbay Medicity will have a total area of 1 million sq ft.

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