Mumbai, goodbye! Egyptian woman Eman Ahmed may fly to Abu Dhabi tonight
Egyptian Eman Ahmed arrived in Mumbai on February 11 and underwent a bariatric surgery in Mumbai’s Saifee hospital in MarchUpdated: May 02, 2017 19:40 IST
Sources at Mumbai airport said a cargo aircraft, turned into an air ambulance is likely to fly Eman at 2am on Wednesday. “A specially-equipped air ambulance will transport Eman to the airport from Saifee Hospital. We are yet to receive the final confirmation,” said Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL) officials .
Eman arrived in Mumbai on February 11 and underwent a bariatric surgery in March.
Sanet Meyer, director, Medevac, VPS Healthcare, said, “I will head a team of nine specialists, including an intensivist, paramedics and nurses, who will handle Eman’s case. The team will accompany Eman on her way back to Abu Dhabi-based Burjeel Hospital.”
“We have specialised rooms at Burjeel medical facility, where Eman will be treated for neurological and physiological rehabilitation,” said Meyer.
Meyer said a special hydraulic stretcher has been imported from Italy to transport Eman. Five folders containing 10,000 medical records will be given to experts from VPS Healthcare in Abu Dhabi, where Eman will be treated.
First Published: May 02, 2017 16:32 IST