Public health considerations for mass gatherings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.

  title={Public health considerations for mass gatherings in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.},
  author={Moawiah A. Alnsour and Aaron T. Fleischauer},
  journal={Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit},
  volume={19 Suppl 2},
  • M. AlnsourA. Fleischauer
  • Published 2013
  • Medicine
  • Eastern Mediterranean health journal = La revue de sante de la Mediterranee orientale = al-Majallah al-sihhiyah li-sharq al-mutawassit
This review describes major mass gatherings in the MENA region and the public health implications of these events, and provides recommendations for public health officials of the host country. Through our search of the literature for peer-reviewed publications, we identified relevant 77 papers; all were related to the annual Hajj. Using the information obtained from the literature review, the Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network (EMPHNET) and the Centers for Disease Control and… 

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