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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Mangaluru: Continuous rainfall in Dakshina Kannada including Mangaluru, is now posing threat to the low-lying areas with flooding if the rain continues for next few hours.

Incidents of wall of the houses and compound walls collapsing, have also been reported from several areas since Wednesday night.

Similarly, cracks were also spotted on the Maravur Bridge following which the Deputy Commissioner instructed the PWD Executive Engineering to visit the spot and inspect the bridge on Thursday morning.

Due to the drainage issues, several areas in Mangaluru including Kottara Chowki were experiencing water logging causing traffic jams and panic among the locals who fear flooding if the rains do not stop.

In several other areas, homes have also been inundated with rain water putting the houses on risk of damages. Residents in these areas were evacuated and were shifted to other localities temporarily.

The Deputy Commissioner also declared holidays to PU and Degree colleges due to rains on June 30. He also added that the decision on declaring holidays to schools and other colleges will be taken after assessing the situation in the district by Friday morning.