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History

NMC Healthcare has a proud heritage of over 40 years in the UAE and is almost as old as the 41 year old nation. Important milestones in NMC’s journey so far are as follows:

1975 : New Medical Center – NMC commences operations as a small pharmacy and clinic in Abu Dhabi in 1975

1981 : One of the UAE’s largest distributors – NMC Trading, starts distribution of medicines to pharmacies in Abu Dhabi in 1981

1981 : Along with the burgeoning oil and gas industry in Abu Dhabi, NMC expands into a medical centre and eventually a hospital during the period 1981-1990

1989 : NMC Trading diversifies into FMCG products by winning the exclusive agency for distributing NIVEA in the UAE in 1989

1996 : NMC expands into the emirate of Sharjah by setting up New Medical Centre in 1996

1999 : NMC opens its first hospital in Deira, Dubai in 1999

2004 : NMC sets up its most advanced hospital to date – NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Nahda, Dubai in 2004

2008 : NMC expands into the beautiful garden city of Al Ain with NMC Specialty Hospital, Al Ain in 2008

2009 : NMC Specialty Hospitals in Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Al Ain area awarded the prestigious JCI accreditation in 2009

2012 : In April 2012, NMC becomes the first Abu Dhabi company to be listed on the London Stock Exchange as NMC Health plc. NMC is part of the FTSE 250 index and is listed on the premium segment of the LSE

2012 : NMC acquires its first day surgery centre, the elite BR Medical Suites, Dubai Healthcare City in 2012

2012 : NMC is selected to operate and manage the prestigious 260 room Sheikh Khalifa General Hospital, Umm al Quwain in November 2012

2012 : NMC undertakes the groundbreaking for its new 250 bed NMC Specialty Hospital, Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi in December 2012

2013 : NMC opens day-surgery centre in Mohammed Bin Zayed City, Abu Dhabi in July 2013

2013 : NMC receives Asia’s Most Promising Brand Award 2013 in August 2013

2014 : Inauguration of NMC Hospital, Dubai Investments Park in July 2014

2014 : NMC opens Brightpoint Royal Women’s Hospital – the first private hospital dedicated to ‘women and child care’ in Abu Dhabi in July 2014

2014 : NMC Healthcare opens new Medical Centre in Al Ain

2015 : NMC Health plc acquires Clinica Eugin, a leading global fertility centre in February 2015

2015 : In April 2015, NMC Health plc announces two strategic acquisitions of two UAE based healthcare services providers, Americare Group and Dr. Sunny Healthcare Group