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Preparing 18 Medical Points in Service of the Hajj Performers on the Holy Sites Train
15 October 2013
The eighteen medical points launched for the first time in this year's Hajj season along the line of the HOLY sites train, from Mina to Arafat and vice versa, contributed to providing ready medicals services in case any emergency arises, Allah forbids, along the line of this train on which a huge numbers of Hajj performers are boarded from Mina to Arafat, on the day of  Al-Tarwiyah (the day of fetching water and quenching the thirst) and on the Arafat eve.
 
In the meantime, the Ministry of Health (MOH) announced that it has initiated these points for the first time during this year's Hajj season; in order to expand the scope of the health services provided for the Hajj performers.
 
Within the same vein, his Excellency the Advisor of the Minister of Health, and the MOH official spokesman, Dr. Khaled Al-Marghalani these eighteen medical points get far closer to meeting  a patient's' needs wherever they are, seen as quantum leap, rather than going to the MOH facilities.
 
Moreover, the Director-General of the MOH Health Emergency General Department, and the Head of Emergency and Field Medicine Committee, in this year's Hajj 1434, Dr. Tarek Al-Arnos made clear that 18 field medical teams have been prepared in order that each is tasked with a point of the eighteen emergency points along the train line.
 
And he went on noting that the Ministry of Health (MOH) was delivered these points in collaboration of the concerned bodies.  They have been equipped with the latest medical devices; with the aim of tackling any emergency for those on the train.



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