Website on pilgrims’ health concerns launched

November 23, 2008

The Ministry of Health on Saturday launched a special Arabic-language website ( to answer health-related inquiries from pilgrims visiting Saudi Arabia to perform the Hajj.


The website will provide a vast array of resources, including: a list of clinics and hospitals located in and around the holy sites, a directory of medical consultants and specialists, information about mobile health services, videos on health issues and prevention, maps of the ritual sites, health publications and relevant news.

Additionally, a toll free number (800-249-4444) has been set up to answer health-related questions.