Picture used for illustrative purpose only.
Emad El Din Khalil, Staff Reporter
The Abu Dhabi Health Department has made anti-Covid vaccination mandatory for licencing and renewal of licences for health professionals of all categories as of Jan.31, 2022.
The Department affirmed that all health professionals must be completely vaccinated against COVID-19, including the supporting dose before applying for a licence or its renewal.
It pointed out that the applicant must have a copy of the vaccination certificate taken from Al Hosn app.
The Department also explained in a circular to all health professionals and health facilities in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi that the exempted persons must attach a copy of an official medical report of the exemption when applying for or renewing a licence.
In the same context, the decision of the department of Government Support (DGS), in coordination with the Emergency and Crisis Management Committee and Disasters (NCEMA) concerning the necessity to be entirely vaccinated, besides the supporting dose to enter the work headquarters was put into effect as of Jan.10, 2022.
The decision is applied to all employees of the government bodies in Abu Dhabi, excluding individuals with an approved medical case.
The decision of the adherence to follow the previous precautionary measures is still in force, including submission of a negative PCR test every 7 days by all employees, officials and workers.
Visitors and temporary workers have to submit a negative PCR test of not more than 48 hours.
It is worth mentioning that the Department of Health has recently updated the procedures for licencing health professionals in nurseries, within the framework of the Department to facilitate and reinforce the licencing procedures for nurseries, in accordance with their needs and potential, with focus on ensuring the health and safety of children, families and staff.
RTA said on Twitter, “Did you get the Golden Visa & want to get a driving license in #Dubai? Present your previous driving license approved in your country & issue a new one from RTA at the driving institutes after passing the knowledge & road tests without needed training.”
Investors can obtain any trade licence or launch a business in a matter of minutes through ‘Invest in Dubai,’ the first integrated digital business set-up platform, which simplifies the business journey.
The experiments are open to 500 volunteers in principle, and are under the supervision of the Abu Dhabi Department of Health.
Businesses and healthcare providers in the UAE looking for an easier way to source and secure personal protective equipment (PPE) can now do so through Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s newly launched Response Initiative (RRI).
The UAE is leading a global initiative to protect and enhance mangrove habitats, which stems from its commitment to addressing climate change and safeguarding vital coastal ecosystems worldwide.
Gupta, who was designated as X's Head of Global Government Affairs for India and South Asia, declined to comment to Reuters. X did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
The fire began on Friday night at the factory in Pingtung county and raged overnight. Authorities said rescuers were still looking for four factory workers and one firefighter who remained unaccounted for.