Business Wire Press Release: Aster DM Healthcare Limited

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The top 10 finalists, who will now be re-judged to claim the grand prize of $250,000, are: Anna Qabale Duba from Kenya; Dida Jirma Bubble from Kenya; Francis Michael Fernando of the United Kingdom; Jasmine Mohammed Sharaf from the United Arab Emirates; Julia Dorothy Downing from the UK; Lincy Padicala Joseph from India, Manju Dhandapani from India; Matthew James Ball from Australia; Rachel Abraham Joseph from the United States and Wais Mohammad Qarani from Afghanistan. For more information on the top 10 finalists, please visit:

Speaking about the top 10 finalists and the upcoming awards ceremony to be held on May 12, International Nurses Day at Atlantis, Dubai, Dr. Azad Moopen, Founding Chairman and CEO of Aster DM Healthcare said “With over 7,000 nurses as the backbone of our organization, at Aster we witness your commitment and compassion every day. During this pandemic, your essential contribution with dedication and sacrifice, putting your own safety at risk. and their lives, has come to the fore on a global scale. We believe it is appropriate to institute a global award for nurses to recognize members of this noble profession. With over 24,000 nurses applying, we are overwhelmed by the response received from different parts of the world for the inaugural edition of the Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award. It has been an arduous task for the distinguished Jury members to select the top 10 extraordinary nursing staff from the vast pool of applicants. We wish all the best to the 10 finalists named in the final judging process.”

While one winner will receive the grand prize of $250,000, the other nine finalists will each receive a cash prize. The final round will consist of a public vote for each of the nurses beginning April 26 and an in-person interview with members of the Grand Jury consisting of Mr. Howard Catton, Executive Director of the International Council of Nurses in Switzerland; Teacher. Sheila Tlou, Co-Chair of the Global HIV Prevention Coalition and former Minister of Health and MP in Botswana; Teacher. James Buchan, Associate Professor, WHO Collaborating Center for Nursing; Mr. Muralee Thummarukudy, Acting Head of the Global Disaster and Conflict Resilience Support Branch of the United Nations Environment Program in Switzerland; and Dr. Carolyn Gomes, Executive Director of the Caribbean Vulnerable Communities Coalition (CVC) in Jamaica.

About Aster DM Healthcare

Aster DM Healthcare Limited is one of the largest private healthcare providers operating in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and India. With an inherent focus on clinical excellence, we are one of the few entities in the world with a strong presence in primary, secondary, tertiary and quaternary healthcare through our 27 hospitals, 118 clinics, 323 pharmacies and 66 laboratories. and treatment centers. experience in seven countries, including India. We have more than 24,350 dedicated employees, including 3,110 doctors and 7,063 nurses in the countries where we operate, offering a simple but strong promise to our various stakeholders: “We will treat you right.

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