Press Release- June 17, 2022; Fujairah: Thumbay Hospital Fujairah, the leading JCI accredited hospital of the Thumbay Healthcare network, has completed 16 years of being a world-class healthcare provider in the region, and observing the anniversary celebrations, Founder President of the group, Dr. Thumbay Moideen announced a Free Mega Health Camp on June 26, 2022 from 9 am to 5 pm at its Fujairah facility.

As a part of CSR drive of Thumbay Group, the camp aims to provide free healthcare services including specialist doctor consultation and blood sugar / BMI checkups. Moreover, free medicines, special discount vouchers for laboratory investigations, X-ray, ECG and Ultrasound services will be offered. Patients requiring diagnostic examinations shall be tested, enabling the dispensation of free medicines without delay.

Speaking about the initiative, Akbar Moideen, Thumbay Vice President Healthcare Division, said: "Through our free health camp, we intend to support the sustenance of a healthier lifestyle in our community in the wake of the pandemic and contribute in raising awareness about regular screening to promote prevention and early diagnosis. We consider this our way of giving back to the society.”

Dr. Shihad, COO, Thumbay Hospital Fujairah said: “Our initiative aims to provide the needy with diagnostic tests and the necessary medication to cure their ailments. Promoting awareness on personal health and hygiene is an important factor of the camp and we would like to continue offering high quality, affordable healthcare across all our hospitals through such initiatives.”

Thumbay Hospital, Fujairah is a 60-bedded full-fledged multispecialty hospital providing quality care at affordable prices. The hospital is equipped with various specialty departments & services supported by highly qualified and experienced doctors, technicians and trained nurses. It is accredited to various international bodies apart from the Ministry of Health, UAE.

About Thumbay Healthcare Network:

Thumbay Group’s healthcare division presently operates academic hospitals in the UAE (Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah & Sharjah) and Hyderabad – India, as well as a network of day care centers and state-of-the-art family clinics at various locations in the UAE, making it the largest network of private academic hospitals in the region.

All the hospitals and clinics provide clinical training for the students of Gulf Medical University (GMU) – Ajman, the leading private medical university in the region owned by Thumbay Group. They treat patients from over 175 nationalities and are staffed by doctors, nurses and technicians from over 25 different countries, speaking more than 50 languages.

Thumbay Group also operates CAP-accredited diagnostic labs (Thumbay Labs) and retail pharmacy outlets (Thumbay Pharmacy), in the UAE and India.

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Bengaluru, Aug 8: Some students who passed the Pre-University Course (PUC) in 2020-21 but are also writing the Common Entrance Test (CET) in 2022, have approached the High Court.

These students have challenged an alleged note of the Karnataka Examination Authority (KEA) not considering the 2020-21 marks for entrance to professional courses in 2022.

"The marks of students who have passed out in 2021 will not be computed for the purpose of giving ranking in the CET and only the marks obtained in the CET will be taken into consideration for the purpose of granting rankings," the petition cites a KEA note.

A single-judge bench of SR Krishna Kumar heard the petition on Monday.

The Additional Advocate General, Dhyan Chinnappa, informed the High Court, which was hearing the petition, that the counselling of students for admission to professional courses is yet to commence.

The AAG informed the court that the counselling will not commence till the HC hears the petition after which the case was adjourned to August 18.

The petition was filed by Keerthana Y H and a dozen other students.

"Qualifying examination marks are usually higher in the nature of the examinations and the CET markings are usually lower. By excluding the qualifying examination marks, and by taking the CET marks alone for half the proportion would completely disturb the merit matrix of every student," the petition claims.