Press Releases I Wednesday, October 13, 2021

Over 300 Aster Doctors honoured with UAE’s Golden Visa

•The UAE Golden Visa is a long-term residency visa awarded by the UAE Government to scientists, researchers, doctors, outstanding students, talented professionals, and entrepreneurs who are contributing to UAE’s development in their respective fields.

•The Golden Visa was presented to 319 Aster doctors along with their family members, taking the total number of granted golden visa to 750+.

31st July, Dubai, UAE: Around 319 doctors from Aster DM Healthcare’s network of Aster and Medcare hospitals and clinics in UAE have been awarded the Golden Visa long-term residency for their continued contribution to the field of medicine and healthcare services. Being one of the largest integrated healthcare players in GCC and an UAE originated healthcare brand, Aster DM Healthcare has been playing a pivotal role in making international standards of quality healthcare services locally available in the country over the last 34 years. Many of the awarded Aster doctors have been serving patients in the UAE for more than a decade.

“It is a great honour for Aster DM Healthcare to have our doctors recognized by the UAE Government for their outstanding contribution to the society and reaffirms our commitment to provide the best quality healthcare services to the people of UAE. We thank the Visionary Rulers of UAE for this incredible initiative which will go a long-way in creating and retaining a talent hub of science, clinical excellence, medical research and quality healthcare services necessary to further establish the region as the leading destination for medical excellence. We congratulate the Aster and Medcare doctors who have been granted this valuable recognition for their service,” said Dr. Azad Moopen, Founder Chairman and Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare.

Padma Shri awardee Dr. Azad Moopen had been honoured with the Golden Visa in 2019, one of the first Indian entrepreneurs in UAE to receive the prestigious long-term residency as a recognition of his phenomenal role in shaping the healthcare delivery domain in UAE over the last 34 years. Following this, Ms. Alisha Moopen, Deputy Managing Director of Aster DM Healthcare was also honoured with the Golden Visa for her continued contribution to the field of healthcare in UAE. Starting from a single clinic in Dubai in 1987, Aster DM Healthcare has emerged into an international conglomerate of 365 units with 27 hospitals, 115 clinics and 223 pharmacies spread across 7 countries. With an employee strength of 21,900, out of which 2900+ are doctors and 6500+ are nurses, Aster DM Healthcare is pushing forth to make quality healthcare affordable and accessible for people across the world.

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