Requests for leave make medicos ‘sick’

Surprisingly, there are parents who seek sick leave certificates for their wards.
“Occasionally, there are some parents who come to take fake certificates claiming their children are sick and they want leave to take care of them,” said the doctor. Many offices in both public and private sector in the Sultanate saw employee absence after the recent Eid al Fitr holidays.
While many employees clubbed the Eid holidays with their annual leave, many found it convenient to avail of sick leave.