The Supreme Council for Motherhood & Childhood’s initiative “My Child’s Seat” succeeds in gathering many organizations to provide car seats in order to prevent injuries caused by traffic accidents

The humanitarian initiative “My Child’s Seat”, launched by The Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood (SCMC) in cooperation with Ministry of Interior, has been a success through providing car seats to prevent injuries/fatalities caused by traffic accidents.

H.E. Rym Al Falasy – Secretary General of The Supreme Council for Motherhood & Childhood – said that this successful humanitarian initiative instigated by Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak – Chairwoman of the General Women’s Union, Supreme Chairwoman of the Family Development Foundation and President of The Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood – has achieved its goals and grouped together many entities where funding and car seats were donated in order to protect children during car accidents.

H.E. Rym Al Falasy clarified that this initiative aimed for parents and the community has achieved its goals where entities and community members have donated car seats for families in need, such as “Thumbay Hospital” – the leading network of private academic hospitals owned and operated by Thumbay Group – in Dubai, which has vowed to distribute 400 car seats across the UAE in support of the initiative. Her Excellency also added that many other entities are joining the initiative to provide hundreds of car seats.


Mr. Thumbay Moideen, the Founder President of Thumbay Group said, “Thumbay Group is honored to be a part of this humanitarian cause initiated in line with the directives of Her Highness Shaikha Fatima Bint Mubarak. This campaign will not only help raise awareness among parents on the importance their children’s safety, but will also inspire them to bring up their kids as law abiding citizens. By taking the campaign’s message to expectant parents, Thumbay Hospital aims to ensure that the safety of each child begins from the time he/she leaves the hospital as a newborn.” He also added that Thumbay Hospital will distribute 400 child car seats across the UAE. The seats will be given to expectant mothers who would be booking the delivery packages at Thumbay Hospitals in Dubai, Ajman and Fujairah, during the month of November 2017.

About Thumbay Group’s Healthcare Division

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 multispecialty 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), 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. The Thumbay academic hospital network will have a total of 1000 beds in the UAE, 1500 beds in India and 750 beds elsewhere in the Gulf and Africa by 2022, taking the total number of hospitals to 15 worldwide.

Established by the Founder President Mr. Thumbay Moideen in 1998, today Thumbay Group is a diversified international business conglomerate with presence across 20 sectors of business including Education, Healthcare, Medical Research, Diagnostics, Retail Pharmacy, Health Communications, Retail Opticals, Wellness, Nutrition Stores, Hospitality, Real Estate, Publishing, Technology, Media, Events, Medical Tourism, Trading and Marketing & Distribution. Thumbay Group follows a strategic plan, according to which the Group aims to expand its businesses over ten times, with global presence. The strategic vision plan aims to quadruple the employee strength to 20,000 by the year 2022

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