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Bahrain mandates Makkah vaccination

Manama, October 3, 2011

All pilgrims from Bahrain planning to travel to Makkah should take vaccinations at least 10 days before undertaking the journey, said a senior official.

In addition, patients needing medicines for chronic diseases must carry them to ensure there is enough stock at any given time, said Bahrain’s Haj Medical Mission head Dr Ali Baqara

He said that the team this year would have 45 personnel from the Ministry of Health and the Bahrain Defence Force (BDF). The BDF team would comprise two doctors, two nurses and about eight pharmacists.

The Health Ministry team would comprise eight doctors, eight nurses, five pharmacists and medical equipment technicians and supporting staff. – TradeArabia News Service




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