Health Is the Important Factor While Performing Hajj Obligation

Hajj Obligations

Before moving forward to Hajj journey, first, you need proper medical checkup because you are performing the toughest job. So medical checkup is necessary. According to the Health Authorities of Saudi Arabia, it's important to provide information about the symptoms of infectious diseases, methods of transmission, complications, and means of prevention. Here are some diseases discussing below:

Seasonal Flu

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Health recommends that international pilgrims be vaccinated against seasonal flu with the latest available vaccines before arrival, especially those at increased risk of serious influenza-related illnesses, including women. pregnant, children over 5 years

Yellow Fever

In accordance with the International Health Regulations, all travelers arriving from countries or areas at risk of yellow fever must submit a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate. The vaccination certificate against yellow fever is valid for the life of the vaccinated person, from 10 days after the date of vaccination.

In the absence of such a certificate, the individual will be subject to strict supervision until the certificate becomes valid or until a period of at least 6 days from the last date potential exposure to infection is obsolete.

Meningitis Meningococcal

Visitors arriving for the purpose performing Hajj duties or for seasonal work are required to submit a vaccination certificate with the ACYW tetravalent vaccine against meningitis, proving that the vaccine was administered at least 10 days before his arrival in Saudi Arabia.

Polysaccharide vaccines provide protection for at least three years, and conjugate vaccines provide at least five years of protection. The vaccine should have been given no more than 3 and 5 years before entering the country. Adults and children over 2 years of age receive at least 1 dose of the ACYW tetravalent vaccine and clearly indicate the name of the vaccine used on the vaccination card.

The International Response to Epidemics

The Ministry of Health recommends to people over 65 and to people with chronic diseases and pilgrims with immune deficiency, malignant and terminal diseases, pregnant women and children under 12 years of age come for Hajj to postpone their stay for their own safety.

The Ministry of Health also advises all pilgrims to comply with common public health recommendations aimed at preventing the spread of respiratory infectious diseases such as:

    ● Wash hands with soap and water or disinfectant, especially after coughing and sneezing, after using a toilet, before handling and eating food, after touching the animals;

    ● Using disposable tissues when coughing or sneezing and dispose of it in the wastebasket;

    ● Using disposable tissues when coughing or sneezing and dispose of it in the wastebasket;

    ● Wear masks, especially in overcrowded areas;

    ● Avoid direct contact with people who appear sick with coughing, sneezing, sputum, vomiting, diarrhea and not sharing their belongings; maintain good personal hygiene;

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