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As part of efforts to ensure total compliance to international Health Travel Regulations, the Federal Capital Territory Administration Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board in collaboration with the FCTA Department of Public Health conducted a one-day training workshop for the staff of the MPWB on Wednesday 1st of September, 2021.
The training workshop captured staff of the MPWB as part of measures to keep them abreast to International Travel Health Regulations considering their mandate in coordinating and conducting religious travel to Saudi Arabia.
Danmallam expressed the important role of the board in assisting the FCT contingents to perform their religious obligations to the holy land of Saudi Arabia without hitches which is the mandate of the Board.
He called on the participants to be good ambassadors of the Administration in its effort to curtail the spread of Covid-19 pandemic and the outbreak of cholera in the territory.
The director said the Board had championed the vaccination of its intending Pilgrims to Saudi Arabia each year to meet up with the required policies introduce by the visiting country as well international travel heath regulations.
“Each year the Board in collaboration with the FCTA Public Health Department administers vaccinations against yellow fever, Polio, Cerebro-spinal meningitis and others to prepare the Intending Pilgrims to Saudi Arabia,” he said.
Danmallam disclosed that with the outbreak of covid-19 pandemic, the Board would continue to work hard in ensuring that intending pilgrims get enlightened on the preventive non-pharmaceutical measures put in place for the prevention and control of the diseases before and during the entire exercise.
In his remark, The Director of FCTA Public Health Department, Dr Sadiq Abdurrahaman, disclosed that the Administration has mapped out strategies to sensitize its entire work force and the Residents of the Territory about the dreaded diseases and preventives measure against them.
Sadiq emphasized the need for the residents to adhere to advises by professionals and get vaccinated against all communicable diseases.
He said the Department of Public Health is working hard to ensure that the Residents of the FCT are safe against outbreak of any disease.
Participants at the workshop were exposed to basic fact about International Health Travel requirements and Regulations.
Topics on the cause, prevention and control of Yellow Fever and Cerebro-spinal meningitis (CSM) as well as the Current covid-19 pandemic and cholera outbreak were handled by resources persons from the FCT Public Health Department.
Hajj to Saudi Arabia could not hold for two years due to the outbreak of covid-19 that ravages the world.
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