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Established rules of departure for pilgrims traveling to the Hajj
In the period from October 15 to November 20, more than 20 thousands of Russian Muslims, including 8,000 residents of the Republic of Dagestan, are planning to make a pilgrimage to Saudi Arabia. The Ministry of Health of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has developed health regulations for the season of Hajj and Umrah "on the organization of Hajj and conditions of admission Russian pilgrims," the press service of Rospotrebnadzor on taxiways. Mandatory condition of pilgrimage is a certificate, certified by the health authorities of the Russian Federation of vaccination against meningitis, which should be made not later than 10 days and not more than 3 years prior to entry into the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia quadruple vaccine ACWY. In addition, the Ministry of Health, the CSA encourages States to send their pilgrims be vaccinated against seasonal influenza before going to Hajj, especially elderly persons, persons with diabetes, chronic respiratory diseases, liver and kidneys. Pilgrims to perform Hajj, you must know that in countries, involving land route to the holy places, there is a risk of infection by dangerous infectious and parasitic diseases, including cholera and malaria. According to the World Health Organization, cholera infected area in 2009 were registered in Iraq. In countries with hot climates are ubiquitous malaria and other parasitic diseases. Every year in the Russian Federation recorded imported cases of tropical diseases of malaria, amebiasis, tropical helminthiasis. Given the fact that many Dagestani pilgrims prefer to leave for Hajj on the machines in the entire group of public road transport for the carriage of passengers and vehicles for personal use, except in the requirements for technical support should be provided: supply of drinking water quality assured in a sealed packet or reserve disinfectant tablets "Akvatabs for disinfection of drinking water or portable water treatment plant, supply of food products of assured quality long-term storage, appliances and utensils for cooking and eating the way; first aid kit, personal hygiene items and stock disinfectant funds.