Under the hiring policies of GCC states – Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, foreign workers from the India, Srilanka, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Philippines, Nepal, Indonesia other Asian countries are required to pass the visa medical tests conducted only by GAMCA ( GCC Approved Medical Centres’ Association ) clinics.
Cases like Past TB history, old scar, minor physical disability or any kind of abnormality ( i.e psoriasis, virtigo ) are all declared as medically UNFIT. Immoral attitude and lack of medical examination detail at the GAMCA medical centers well known.
GAMCA guidelines are clear discrimination of human basic rights. GAMCA guidelines declare Asian workers medically UNFIT to work/live in GCC countries even though indvidual doesn't have any infectious or Non-infectious disease.