They returned on an Emirates flight with their family.
After special approval from the Dubai Health Authority (DHA), as many as 95 medical staff from Dubai Zulekha Hospital (Zulekha Hospital) were stranded in India due to the suspension of flights related to the new crown virus in the UAE, and they have arrived in the country.
The hospital said in a statement: “After the DHA granted us special permission to fly back to our employees in batches, we are happy to bring back the doctors, nurses and other hospital staff who have been stranded in India for the past three months.”
The medical staff and their families returned on an Emirates flight.
The hospital pointed out that due to the continuity of services, the expiration of contracts and visas, and the uncertainty of their financial commitments, long-term travel restrictions have caused staff to feel anxious.
The first batch arrived on July 9, followed by successive arrivals on July 10, 12 and 14. They returned from Kochi, Bangalore, Mumbai and Delhi.
Vijaya Sen, Senior Human Resources Director of Zulekha Healthcare Group, said: “Our effective communication and close coordination with health authorities, airlines and staff make it easier for our employees to travel back to the UAE.”
She said that all staff had complied with the medical examination requirements before boarding the plane.
Sen added: “We arrange home quarantine for them, and our infection control team is ensuring that their health records are regularly monitored.” “DHA’s actions ensure that healthcare providers do not lose their experience during these turbulent times. Resources.”
The nurse who arrived recently was Bilinda Lavisha Dcruz, who said: “We have been waiting to return to the UAE and start working. As a nurse, I show up when the patient needs us the most. Being around is very important to me. I am glad that I did not lose my job due to long absences during these unprecedented periods. Thanks to everyone who helped us get back.”