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The 3rd International Conference on Mass Gatherings Medicine Kicks off Today Evening
23 October 2017
Under the gracious patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, may Allah protect him, His Excellency the Minister of Health, Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah, will launch the 3rd International Conference on Mass Gatherings Medicine today evening in Riyadh. The conference, which is organized by the Ministry of Health (MOH) in collaboration with Al-Faisal University, attracts a considerable participation by an elite of experts and scientists from various local, national and international organizations and institutions.

The conference will discuss a number of human mass gatherings health and management-related topics, including basic concepts on human gatherings, risk management, education and capacity building in the field of mass gatherings health and management, to build and enhance the institutional and practical capacities in this field.

Besides, the event offers an opportunity to explore the Kingdom’s unique experience during Hajj Season; in terms of managing more than three million pilgrims within a limited area and a tight time frame, thus setting a good example.  Likewise, the conference features global experts and specialists in foreign and international organizations, to share expertise, and to develop health programs in this vital area. The conference, also, aims to present both scientific and practical experiences, and how they have been dealt with in similar circumstances; to boost the effectiveness of health measures, which are taken to deal with mass gatherings.


Last Update : 23 October 2017 03:06 PM
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