All expatriate workers from certain countries will be tested for contagious diseases, medical conditions and physical disabilities as part of the visa process. Here is a list of the diseases.
The new health tests for expatriates
HIV / Aids
Hepatitis B and Anti HCV (an antibody to the Hepatitis C virus)
Microfilaria and malaria
Tuberculosis - any type
Chronic renal failure
Chronic hepatic failure
Congestive heart failure
Uncontrolled diabetes mellitus
Known case of cancer
Psychiatric diseases and neurological disorders
Physical disability, such as colour blindness for drivers and deafness.
Any major operation
Haemoglobin below 10 mg/dl