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Health Ministry staff roll up sleeves to serve pilgrims
July 30, 2016, 3:01 pm

The Ministry of Health will secure all medicines and medical services for the Kuwaiti expedition during the upcoming pilgrimage, a MoH official said on Saturday.

Mugheer Al-Shemmari, the deputy chief of medical services for the hajj pilgrimage, said in a statement that a ministry delegation that departed today to Saudi Arabia would coordinate with the authorities there for securing all necessary medical drugs and equipment during the rituals' season.

A team of doctors and pharmacists will travel to Holy Makkah on August 26 to install the makeshift clinics.

A second group will leave for the Kingdom on September 1st, he said, adding that by September 3rd, the medical team would be fully ready to admit and treat ill pilgrims. He called on the pilgrims to take the necessary vaccinations ahead of travelling to the holy land. 

Source: KUNA

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