News Philippines welcomes 60 Filipinos from India including baby who...

Philippines welcomes 60 Filipinos from India including baby who underwent liver transplant

-

Coinciding with its 122nd year as an institution, the Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) welcomed 60 overseas Filipinos from New Delhi, India. The returning group included nine seafarers and five babies who underwent liver transplant in India. The repatriates landed at NAIA Terminal 1 at 1725H aboard Air India Flight AI 1310.

Mrs. Rhona Kwan, mother of Baby Danice, donated a part of her liver for her daughter’s transplant surgery. She narrated that they were in India since February 2020. They were supposed to go home in May but they got stranded because of the lockdown. As Baby Danice is medically compromised, her family was given exemption from facility quarantine and will be doing home quarantine instead.

Other repatriates underwent routine health screening and mandatory RT-PCR test for arriving passengers. The One-Stop Shop at the airport provided support and ensured that Filipinos will be given assistance on their way to the quarantine facilities.

The repatriation was a joint effort of the DFA, through the Philippine Embassy in New Delhi, Department of Social Welfare and Development, Bureau of Quarantine, Philippine Coast Guard, among others, in line with the Government’s commitment to bring home distressed Filipinos amid the global health crisis.

Ryan Namia
Ryan Namia spends most of his days reading over drafts of new written content and determining which ones make the final cut for online and print publication. He received his Bachelor's degree in Journalism in 2015 and has been writing since 2016. Got a story to tell? Email him at eic@theglobalfilipinomagazine.com. Or follow his IG @rtnamia.

Latest news

First case of monkeypox in UAE reported

The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) has verified the finding of the first case of monkeypox...

21-year-old Montenegrin wins coveted Le Flaire Dubai

Srdjan Miljenovic, a 21-year-old model and influencer from Kotor, Montenegro, earned the coveted Face of Le Flaire...

Striving for never ending improvement: OFW fulfills dreams in UAE

Undoubtedly, moving abroad is a challenge. For some, it could be the biggest one they will ever...

OFW proves one can be better with second chance

They say that second chances are not given to make things right but to prove that one...
- Advertisement -

‘Life won’t be easy, but keep going’

Life is not easy. One must have perseverance and, above all, confidence. This is the exact formula...

‘Finding a way to survive’: OFW in Dubai drowned in debt shares ‘golden’ rules of success

Ayah Lacanaria Fuentes lost her work even before the pandemic took a toll on the world economy...

Must read

UAE starts issuing work permits for Golden Visa holders

Authorities in the UAE have started issuing...

You might also likeRELATED
Recommended to you