A group of youngsters from a church in Abu Dhabi will honour some 40 frontline workers from more than a dozen hospitals and healthcare providers.
The Youth Movement of the Church of South India Parish in Abu Dhabi will organise a virtual function through Zoom platform on Thursday evening.
“In its efforts to contain the spread of Covid-19, the UAE is a role model for other countries. The timely actions taken by the visionary Rulers of this country and the concerted efforts of various government departments combined with the dedication and commitment of the health professionals has played a pivotal role in the fighting this deadly virus,” the church said.
“We host this event as a mark of respect and in recognition of their services to keep the citizens and residents safe even while risking their lives,” the church said.
Doctors, nurses, medicine technologists, technicians and pharmacists and biomedical engineer are from Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Zayed Military Hospital, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City, Al Dhafra Hospital, Mafraq Hospital, Mediclinic, Corniche Hospital, Cleveland Hospital, Health Point, hospitals under VPS Healthcare and NMC Healthcare, Ahalia Hospital, National Hospital, Adam and Eve, Advanced Centre for Daycare Surgery and Gulf Drug.
The virtual meeting will be inaugurated by Rt Rev Dr Royce Manoj Victor, Bishop of the Diocese of Malabar and presided over by the parish vicar Rev Sojee Vergis John. Malayalam playback singer K.G. Markose will be the chief guest. The event will start at 8.30pm.