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Can I still work in Abu Dhabi even if I have a lung scar? Thank you.

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By Traveller April 16, 2017
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Can I still work in Abu Dhabi even if I have a lung scar? Thank you.

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By Kristine Traveller April 16, 2017

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It depends on the job, company rules and the medical checkup ..
Local April 16, 2017
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Yes, you may work here. U.A.E work visas are denied only for the HIV positive and tuberculosis diseases.
Local April 16, 2017
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Apparently they amended regulations in 2016. Here's the link to the local newspaper article...

http://m.khaleejtimes.com/nation/shaikh-mohammed-amends-medical-exam-system-for-expats
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Local April 16, 2017
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Hey Kristine,
As long as it's not an infectious disease, you can work there.
Local April 16, 2017
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It shouldn't be a problem. Of course you will need to undergo a medical examination and tests to make sure it is not active
Local April 16, 2017
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It should not be a problem as it is old . Of course , you will need to undergo a medical examination and they will do tests to make sure it is inactive.


Local April 16, 2017
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Thanks Denny! I'm planning to move to Abu Dhabi and work there. I'm a bit hesitant because of my lung scar and afraid that they will deport me.