Health Regulations
Hajj Medical Missions

The Ministry of Health in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia requires the medical missions accompanying the pilgrims to comply with the following technical requirements:
  • The mission should have at least 1 physician per 1,000 pilgrims accompanying the mission and at least 20% of the accompanying physicians in the medical mission should be public health physicians.
  • Medical missions should have a valid medical waste contract with a certified local company that covers the entire Hajj season.
  • Medical mission clinics should include at least one infectious diseases isolation room that meets Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health standards.
  • The medical mission shall commit to reporting notifiable infectious diseases to the Saudi Arabian Health System using approved reporting methods.

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