UAE | Visa
Long-term Dubai resident facing deportation for tuberculosis scars
61-year-old says he’s never had problems with his medical tests before
same prob to my mother, she have old TB scar, we r 3 brother all here. now she alone i cannot get her. now we r planing to one brother go and stay with her as she was alone at home from next year. I am appeal to U.A.E gov. to remove the ban those have old TB scar. thanks UAE.
Faisal, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
it was the same case with one of our relatives. He has worked here more than 4 yrs in UAE, later he was deported because his medical report shows old TB scars. We met the doctor who examined him, he said it was as per the new rule even though it is not harmful, they were also trying to convince the health authority. we 've been waiting more than one year expecting that this new rule may be relaxed.
Bahaudeen Thaiyab, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates
Tell him to take another Medical test.
Mohammed Habibur Rahman, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The authorities need to have a relook at these cases. Finally it has come to light. I know a lot of people who have been a victim of this ruling. Families have to suffer and I hope the Government looks at this favorably.
amit, Singapore, Singapore
After spending 4 years in Gulf, I was denied residency visa on account of this problem of lung scars. The doctors at Al Muhaisnah Clinic admitted that I have no health issues but due to regulation they cannot give a fit report ... I humbly request the authorities to have a look at this ruling.....Thanks
Prashant, Mumbai, India
He was in Dubai from 40years and he renewed his visa so many times that time nobody detected this problem and it seems this was there from his childhood? the person is fasting and asked him to be in quarantine..why are system / machines not been checked..?!
Roma Adwani, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
A person who is suspected of having TB is told to undergo a TB blood test and a sputum test. Probably he tested positive for one of those.
Majid, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
My Uncle too had a Scar mark of TB @ child age. But He is medically fit. He came to Sharjah on employment Visa. But his medical test failed. He is eager to come back. He check in India for Medical, and is declared fit. Only the old TB mark is remains, which is not a threat. Is any ways possible to relieve this medical case.
Anam, Deira, United Arab Emirates
i do ve my fried who as similar problem of scars so will there is any solution that scars mark can go or medicine wht is the solution for that
sweety, mumbai, India
Having stayed in Dubai for 40 years and only now he has been detected of having an old TB scar? then their must be something wrong with the system in the health care screening.
noel, Butuan city, Philippines
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