Makkah Health Affairs Organizes Mass Gathering Nutrition Forum
12 August 2018  

​​​​​​The Director-General of Makkah Health Affairs, Dr. Wael Hamza Mutair, inaugurated Tuesday morning the Mass Gathering Nutrition Forum during Hajj season at Makkah Maternity and Children Hospital, with the participation of 5 bodies from both public and private sectors.

Mutair said that the forum is the first-of-its-kind in Makkah with the aim to review mass gathering nutrition plans during Hajj season at various sectors, in addition to frozen and sterilized meals, and emergency and crisis plan related to mass gathering nutrition. "The gathering will review the most important health requirements to ensure food safety for pilgrims at the holy sites. Participants in the forum include: Food and Drug Authority, Holy Capital Municipality, Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques Institute for Hajj and Umrah Research- Um Alqura University and other private sector bodies specialized in ready to eat meals", he added.​

The forum was accompanied by an exhibition that includes frozen meals and methods of preparation and some adopted food safety methods, as well as 7 lectures and workshops given by a number of specialists. 

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