Thumbay Hospital Enters the Guinness Book of World Records

Thumbay Hospital, the leading network of academic hospitals of Gulf Medical University, Ajman owned and operated by Thumbay Group has entered the Guinness Book of World Records for creating the largest online photo album of people holding a sign.


The certificate was presented to Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay, Vice President of the healthcare division of Thumbay Group by Ms. Hoda Khachab, Records Manager – MENA, Guinness World Records at a the annual Healthy Baby Contest held at Thumbay Hospital – Dubai, on Friday, 24th February 2017, in the presence of Thumbay Group’s Founder President Mr. Thumbay Moideen, and Bollywood celebrity Karisma Kapoor, the chief guest of the event.


Thumbay Group achieved the unique feat of creating the largest online photo of more than 33,000 people holding a sign saying “Be Happy, Be Healthy” signifying Thumbay Group’s unique ‘happiness hours’ initiative across its different businesses, including free consultations & tests at the Thumbay network of academic hospitals and clinics every Tuesday between 4pm to 5pm, from 1st January 2017 to December 31st 2017.

Expressing his happiness at the achievement, Mr. Thumbay Moideen said, “We are glad that our initiative to spread happiness and cheer in the country has also found a mention in the Guinness Book of World Records. Thumbay Group is committed to utilize every opportunity to serve the community, and to promote happy and healthy lifestyles.” Congratulating the team for the accomplishment, Mr. Akbar Moideen Thumbay invited the public to make the most of the happiness initiative at Thumbay hospitals and clinics.

About Thumbay Hospitals

Thumbay Group’s healthcare division presently operates teaching hospitals in Dubai, Ajman, Fujairah, Sharjah and Hyderabad – India, as well as a network of state-of-the-art family clinics at various locations in the UAE, making it the largest network of private academic hospitals in the region. The network of Thumbay hospitals and clinics offer teaching and training facilities to the students of Gulf Medical University – 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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