My petition is in the favor of
a common man who is going to visit or work in Dubai and gets cheated by Dubai
health authority claiming that he is sick without any written certificate.
When he returns to his home country and do all necessary checkups he was found perfect certified by Asia’s biggest hospital in New Delhi, India.
man was deported by Dubai because of their personal and outdated laws.
Discriminating law of Dubai (U.A.E) for Tuberculosis Patients
My name is Charanjeet Singh,
an Indian national and a former resident of U.A.E.
March 2013 I was
suspected with old tuberculosis by D.H.A (Dubai Health Authority) and was
deported immediately. Many others are getting deported everyday just due to a
scar in their lungs; Dubai calls it as Old T.B scar!
March 4th i
went for medical test and after 18 day i.e. on 22nd at al Muhaisna
medical centre D.H.A declared i have old T.B doubtfulness, since i have a scar
in my .They said I had T.B in the past, perhaps when I was born at that time,
you might be unaware.
Neither me while working
and staying in my home country, nor my parents had any T.B infection in their
2 times i had skin test
(Mantoux) test and both time it was Negative, first test at Dubai when i saw
nurse writing on my card as negative and 2nd time one at A.I.I.M.S.
I went to A.I.I.M.S hospital at New Delhi and done all my
checkups i.e. skin test (Mantoux), chest x-ray, blood test, 3 times sputum test
and a chest C.T scan too on special advise by senior doctor to have a close
look at the scar, and on that basis they did issued me the Certificate stating
that I do not have any active T.B. Senior doctors (A.I.I.M.S) asked me why did
they deported you when there is no sign of T.B in our body?
D.H.A does guess work on T.B on the basis of mere x.ray
film. Telling you the fact as it is!
I really felt humiliation from U.A.E and felt depressed about this brutal and outdated law of deporting the patients just like a prisoner after he completes his punishment. I never expected this kind of behavior from U.A.E as happened with me.
D.H.A was not ready to give me anything about my sickness
in written! Was something concealed from me?? They might have Personal laws!
Present circumstances reminds me the malpractice of untouchability existed 5 decades ago, where in an individual was deliberately excluded from social interaction permanently. Remove the sickness from U.A.E instead of removing sick.
If Government is really scared from heart to help these
patients then at least they should not treat them like prisoners, sent back to
their home country with permanent ban to enter U.A.E just because of a small
Assuming the current scenario in the future, i will never suggest any citizen of my country to work and visit U.A.E whether they provide double pay of what your are getting in your home country. Finally, they will be the culprit if they still go and get kicked in case they are sick with T.B. in the mid of their growing career just and just because of U.A.E’s adamant laws.
Disease may happen to anyone at any time don’t know what would be the emotional cause behind that disease. Today it’s my turn; tomorrow could be the ignoring readers from different countries!!
Your support will be highly appreciated to write something for
this moral cause!
Email: [email protected]
Mob: +91 9560728263