Dr Azad Moopen (left) and Alisha Moopen
Around 319 doctors from Aster DM Healthcare’s network of Aster and Medcare hospitals and clinics in the 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 the GCC and a 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.
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“It is a great honour for Aster DM Healthcare to have our doctors recognised 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 the UAE. We thank the Visionary Rulers of the 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 the UAE to receive the prestigious long-term residency as a recognition of his phenomenal role in shaping the healthcare delivery domain in the UAE over the last 34 years. Following this, 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 the UAE.
Starting from a single clinic in Dubai in 1987, Aster DM Healthcare has evolved 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 2,900+ are doctors and 6,500+ are nurses, Aster DM Healthcare is pushing forth to make quality healthcare affordable and accessible for people across the world.
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The service under which an entry permit is issued for a period of 6 months, which can be also extended for a similar period to facilitate the completion of procedures for obtaining a golden residency.
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