Pakistani frontline doctor receives 10-year Golden Visa

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Dr Hassan even contracted the virus in January this year. However, she has made a full recovery since and is back to work as an ICU physician at Mafraq Hospital in Abu Dhabi. The Dubai resident moved to the UAE in 2018 after getting married.

“I finished my MBBS in Pakistan in 2014 and practised medicine there for three years in the government sector. I’d just begun training for my specialisation; however, I couldn’t finish it because I had to move to the UAE,” said Dr Hassan, who began her career in the country at the Healers’ Clinic in Dubai. Speaking of her experience as a frontliner, she said, “I began working with Covid-19 patients in early May 2020 at a field hospital.” She has not stayed with her husband and three-year-old son for a long time. “I’ve been living in hotels and meet them during the weekends or any special occasions,” she said. The doctor added that she’ more...