Ruler of Ajman Inaugurates College of Medicine and Mobile Dental Clinic at Ajman University
Monday, May 14, 2018
His Highness Sheikh Humaid Bin Rashid Al Nuaimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Ajman, inaugurated the Ajman University College of Medicine on Monday. Sheikh Rashid Bin Humaid Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the Municipality and Planning Department and Vice President of the Board of Trustees of the Ajman University, was also present on the occasion.
He also inaugurated the Ajman University Mobile Dental Clinic in a strategic step supporting the efforts of the UAE aimed at developing the scientific and academic infrastructure and improving the educational sector by introducing new specialisations that would contribute to promoting the position of the university on local, regional and international levels.
Sheikh Humaid said that the inauguration of the medical college in the Ajman University is considered an important step for the improvement of educational services provided by the university. He highlighted that the college will represent an essential component in the development of higher education, especially medicine.
He said that the establishment of this medical college is in line with the scientific development and the development of educational programmes to meet the needs of the UAE community. He underlined that the labour market is in need of this noble profession and that we must provide the educational needs and services of doctors to lead our hospitals and prove their capacity in leading these medical complexes and hospitals.
He thanked all the people who contributed to the success of this project, the administration, technical personnel, teachers and experts, and appreciated the cooperation of officials and their contribution to the achievement of the objectives of the university.
Ajman University Chancellor Karim Seghir said that the college has very strong medical doctors and is equipped with latest technologies. “With the help of state-of-the-art technologies and excellent faculty members, we aim at making outstanding contribution to the nation’s higher education and produce highly qualified medical specialists. We focus a lot on social responsibility. Thus we aim to produce medical professionals who are also good citizens so that they can provide treatment with responsibility,” he said.
He noted that the university has partnered with key healthcare providers in Ajman – Amina Hospital and Sheikh Khalifa Medical City Ajman. Both the hospitals are extremely committed to support the students in advanced years for clinical training. “The Ajman University is famous for its health programmes including the dentistry, pharmacy, health sciences, biomedical engineering. This new college will further add to the efforts being made towards realising the UAE Vision 2021 for healthcare,” he added.
Dr Solomon Senok, Dean of the Ajman University College of Medicine, said that admission process has started for the first batch of 50 students. Classes will begin in September. “Registration is open for all, however admission will be granted extremely on merit basis,” he said.
Dr. Salem Abu Fanas, Dean, College of Dentistry, said that the Mobile Dental Clinic is equipped to provide all kinds of treatments. “The mobile clinic has two fully-equipped units meeting international regulations offering all kinds of treatment to upto 40 patients daily,” he said.