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MOH Sends 2 Million Health Awareness Text Messages to Pilgrims
29 October 2012
   As part of its efforts during this year's Hajj season, the Ministry of Health (MOH), in cooperation with the mobile companies in the Kingdom: Zain, Mobily, and Saudi Telecom, has sent health awareness text messages to pilgrims; it included tips and directives to maintain the health, nutritional safety, and personal hygiene. 

The number of the awareness messages aired reached 2 million text messages; they were sent to the working cell phones in the Holy Sites region.

As such, the means of sending text messages is considered among the modern technologies, which the MOH uses in the field of health awareness, alongside the social networking means such as Facebook, Twitter, and other means; which come in handy during the Hajj season every year in the field of health awareness.

Last Update : 13 November 2012 04:14 PM
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