By Sam Bridge
Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi inaugurates Thumbay Medicity and Thumbay University Hospital
Sheikh Ammar bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Crown Prince of Ajman and chairman of Ajman Executive Council, has launched the AED1 billion ($272 million) Thumbay Medicity project in the emirate.
He also inaugurated the Thumbay University Hospital at Thumbay Medicity, a new regional hub of futuristic medical education, state-of-the-art healthcare and research, built by the Thumbay Group, state news agency WAM reported on Monday.
The Thumbay University Hospital is a dedicated 100-bed long-term care and rehabilitation unit with an upcoming centre for oncology as well as 10 surgical suites for all major specialities, a 10-bed dialysis unit and other healthcare facilities.
The hospital has a "therapeutic garden" for better relaxation and holistic recovery of in-patients while Marhaba Services, personalised fast track services for patients, are also available, in addition to Presidential Suite Rooms, VIP Rooms and Private Rooms.
The hospital also has a dedicated medical tourism department, WAM added.
Dr Thumbay Moideen said: "Thumbay Medicity is the result of our continued efforts to bring the best to the region, making it a hub of world class healthcare, education and research using state-of-the-art technology, experienced medical practitioners and superior facilities.
"Thumbay University Hospital aims to evolve as a centre of excellence for healthcare, while at the same time bringing in medical tourists from various parts of the world, transforming the country into the most popular medical tourism destination. The hospital has established international collaborations with various top global healthcare brands in the UAE, France, Spain, Italy and Korea, with the view to taking this vision forward."For all the latest health tips & news from the UAE and Gulf countries, follow us on Twitter and Linkedin, like us on Facebook and subscribe to our YouTube page, which is updated daily.