Aster Guardians


Honouring the champions of compassion in London

To recognise the phenomenal contribution of nurses to humanity and bring key stakeholders together, Aster DM Healthcare conducted the first-ever Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award ceremony on 12th May 2022, International Nurses Day at the Atlantis, Dubai. Nurse Anna Qabale Duba from Kenya emerged victorious from amongst 24,000 nurses and was felicitated by His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of Dubai Civil Aviation Authority and Chief Executive of Emirates Airline and Group.

The Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award 2023 will be conducted in the illustrious city of London. Along with being honoured on the biggest global stage for nursing excellence, the winning nurse will also receive a life-changing prize amount of $250,000. Apply today!

The Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award 2023 will take place in the illustrious city of London. Apply now!

Award In Numbers

US $

The first winner of the Aster Guardians Award was conferred with US $ 250,000.


24,000 nurses from 184 countries applied for the first edition of the Aster Guardians Global Nursing Award.


Aster DM Healthcare is one of the leading healthcare providers in the GCC and India, currently operating 27 hospitals, 118 clinics, 323 pharmacies and 66 labs & Patient Experience Centres spread across 7 countries. In our facilities spread over 5000 beds, 24,000+ employees treat 20 million patients every year. Currently one of the largest and fastest-growing conglomerates in the MENA region, Aster DM Healthcare covers the full spectrum of healthcare services.

The inaugural Aster Guardians took place in Dubai, on International Nurses Day, 12th May 2022.

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