Ajman Ruler awards 204 degrees at the 14th Gulf Medical University Convocation Ceremony
- November 23, 2017
- Posted by: anwar
- Category: COP
Ajman, November 22, 2017: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Member of the Supreme Council, UAE and Ruler of Ajman, Gulf Medical University (GMU) honored the achievements of 204 graduates at the 14th Convocation Ceremony held on Wednesday, 22nd November 2017 at the Emirates Hospitality Centre, Al Jurf, Ajman.
Congratulating the graduates on their achievement, H.H. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi Member of the Supreme Council, UAE and Ruler of Ajman urged them to continue their specialized studies and excel in their careers, and advised them to utilize the knowledge acquired from GMU to help the society and the nation. Addressing the Emirati graduates, His Highness said that they were a source of honor to the country, and promised them continued support.
A total of 204 graduates of the University; 128 MBBS, 31 Dentistry, 19 Pharmacy, 21 Physiotherapy, 2 each from Clinical Pathology and Public Health courses and one Toxicology graduate, received their graduation certificates this year. The outgoing students belonged to 38 different nationalities: UAE (10), GCC (11), other Arab nations (35), Asia (68), Africa (45) and others (35 – including students from USA, UK, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, Poland, Russia, Sweden and Belize).
Addressing the gathering, Dr. Thumbay Moideen, Founder, President Board of Trustees, Gulf Medical University (GMU) said, “GMU is now into its 20th year of operation and we are now among the most in demand private medical university in the region. Our network of THUMBAY Academic Hospital is one among the biggest healthcare providers in the country, treating patients from around 175 nationalities. The Gulf Medical University now collaborates with over 45 institutions across the world and has taken steps to include innovative and path breaking educational initiatives.”
Dr. Thumbay Moideen also thanked H.H. Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi for the government’s unconditional support to the institution and said that GMU was on track to emerge as a leading full-fledged and research-based university in the region. Congratulating the graduates, he assured them of GMU’s support always.
The Chancellor of GMU, Prof. Hossam Hamdy said, “During this year, the university has established three new institutes. New academic programs will be introduced in Health Economics, Healthcare Management, Environmental Engineering, Biomedical Engineering and Post Graduate programs in Clinical Sciences, Pharmacy, Nursing, Physiotherapy and Dentistry.” He elaborated on the upcoming healthcare projects which would support and provide training for students. He added that this year, GMU had signed and activated more than 10 international agreements with major international universities.