Gulf Medical University(GMU) signs MOU with GEOTAR-Med LLC,  which is a leading company in Russia providing complex turnkey solutions for medical education, involving its own scientific and manufacturing divisions to develop, produce and advance exicting simulation equipment for education in healthcare professions.

The MOU signed between the two at Arab Health 2021 represented by Dr. Hossam Hamdy chancellor of Gulf medical university and Mr. Zalim Balkizov CEO of GEOTAR, aims at developing international collaboration in the field of medical education through technologies, innovations, experience exchange, practical evaluation, and validation of solutions for medical education, Co-development of effective methods in simulation, collaborative research, lectures, symposiums.

Prof Hossam Hamdy Chancellor of GMU Mentioned that this was an important collaboration which will develop New Innovative Technologies in the UAE as we share the same vision and values. Students from Gulf Medical University will have Better Practical Experience. The Students also will be exposed to Latest simulation Technologies Which help them in their Career growth. We are happy have such a partner and Collaborate and support them in anyways possible. We are very impressed with the quality of simulation provided by GEOTAR.

Mr. Zalim added that it’s not only about using the technology but how to make it effective and embed in the curriculum. Gulf Medical university is leading the way in educating students through use of technology and we are glad to have such a partner in Middle east and UAE.

Gulf Medical University (GMU) is a leading medical university owned by Thumbay Group which is based in the United Arab Emirates, with its own growing network of world-class academic institutions, hospitals and a dynamic research division, are constantly endeavoring to transform the University into a vibrant Academic Health System linking the best of medical education, healthcare and research.

The Gulf Medical University has 6 Colleges and 5 Institutes with 26 Accredited programs all Specialized in Health professions education. For More info Visit

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Bengaluru, Jul 31: Karnataka reported 1,987 new COVID-19 and 37 deaths on Saturday, taking the total number of infections to 29,05,124 and the toll to 36,562.

The day also saw 1,632 discharges, taking the total number of recoveries in the state so far to 28,44,742, a health department bulletin said.

Bengaluru Urban accounted for most of the fresh cases (450) and saw 377 discharges and 11 deaths.

The total number of active cases stood at 23,796.

While the positivity rate for the day was 1.43 per cent, the Case Fatality Rate (CFR) was 1.86 per cent.

Dakshina Kannada followed Bengaluru Urban in the number of deaths (7), Hassan accounted for 4, Chikkamagaluru, Kolar and Mysuru (2 each), followed by others.

Among the districts where the new cases were reported, Bengaluru Urban logged 450, Dakshina Kannada 365, Mysuru 177, Udupi 148, Kodagu 132, Tumakuru 108, Hassan 105, while the rest were scattered in other areas.

Bengaluru Urban district topped the list of positive cases, with a total of 12,27,339, followed by Mysuru 1,72,956 and Tumakuru 1,17,829.

Among discharges too, Bengaluru Urban was on top with 12,02,937, followed by Mysuru 1,69,196 and Tumakuru 1,15,723.

Cumulatively a total of 3,86,49,498 samples have been tested in the state so far, out of which 1,38,532 were done on Saturday alone.

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