Dubai Residency Visa Medical Screening: What You Must Know
Medical screening, where the fitness of an individual is accessed, is one of the prime requirements for all expats working and living in Dubai. The tests are done to ensure that individuals are healthy and do not have any contagious diseases that could risk the lives of residents in the UAE. While preparing for medical screening, you might have some questions and doubts in your mind. This article will help you understand the process better and know what to do and what not to, when you are ready to appear for a medical fitness test.
Where to Get Medical Screening?
You can get the screening done at DHA affiliated centers. The Al Nahda Center, Dubai provides sophisticated and seamless service. At our center, you don’t have to worry about anything. The best part is that we also provide a rapid medical screening process where you could receive the test results within 2 hours!
What to Expect During the Medical Screening
The Al Nahda Center provides a comprehensive health assessment which primarily involves two tests – Blood test and chest x-ray.
Blood test measures various elements in your blood such as glucose, liver function and cholesterol.
Chest x-ray helps to determine any abnormalities present in the chest area including lungs.
The medical staff at Al Nahda Center will provide you with the instructions you need to follow during the tests. It is also important to provide the right information about your medical history including the medications that you regularly use. Following these rules can help in making the process seamless.
How to Prepare for the Medical Screening
Before you approach the center for the medical screening, you need to keep these things in mind.
You need to carry your original passport, Emirates ID and other relevant documents that are required for the process.
Drinking enough water can help calibrate your blood pressure and other vitals, thereby providing accurate test results.
Get a good sleep before the day of the test as it helps to ensure that your vitals are steady and you are alert throughout the process.
It is also important to have a light meal before the appointment so that there wouldn’t be any discomfort during the test.
How to Book an Appointment for Medical Screening
It is in fact quite simple. You can either walk-in to the Al Nahda Center or call/email us to get an appointment!