UAE: Frontliners celebrate Christmas with decorations made from PPE, empty vaccine vials
Ashwani Kumar | Khaleej Times
Filed on 2021-12-25
Healthcare workers at a private hospital are spreading the message of safety and sustainability with their unique Christmas celebrations.
Promoting the 3Rs of sustainability - reduce, reuse and recycle - frontliners at Burjeel Hospital in Dubai have decorated the entire facility with defective and recycled items. More than 100 staff from over 24 departments decked up the hospital premises with defective masks, gloves, personal protective equipment and syringes, empty vaccine vials, recycled tissue papers, plastic cups and medicine bottles, used x-ray films and CDs etc.
They also created Christmas trees, Santa Claus, cribs and stars, which the staff said was a novel and satisfying experience of reaching out to the community during the celebrations. Alayka Mae Guinid, a nur ...