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COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING HEALTH CLINIC IN ARBAEEN MASS GATHERING 2018

Dr. Ali Abdulrazzaq, Dr. Gazwa Al Timimy, Dr. Saba Al Janaby.

Abstract
Background: Mass gatherings is events attended by a sufficient number of people to potentially strain the public health resources of the community, city, or nation hosting the event. Mass gatherings (MGs) can be spontaneous, such as political protests; others are planned events. In Iraq, several religious mass gatherings are held throughout the year, mainly in Karbala, Najaf and Baghdad. One of the world’s largest annual religious gatherings is the Arbaeen ceremony. Public health planning for such event should built on the experience gained from previous mass gatherings. Objectives: To determine the socio-demographic characteristics of attendees to the health clinic and their reasons for visiting health clinic during Arbaeen mass gathering. patients and methods: A cross sectional study which was done at Karbala the data was collected from 20 October to 30 October 2018 (10-20 Safar 1439) at health clinic of Al_Abbasia Al gharbeia PHC. Results: The study show that the largest number of participants were female can read and write , married ,at age between 18-65 years and the Patients with muscular skeletal problems had the highest percentages particularly lower limbs pain and arthralgia due to long distances they walk and poor physical fitness, followed by respiratory problems may be due to close contact among pilgrims. conclusion: Musculoskeletal, respiratory and skin problems were the most common health problems among pilgrims attending the health clinic.

Key words: Karbala ; mass gathering ; arbaeen


 
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Dr. Ali Abdulrazzaq, Dr. Gazwa Al Timimy, Dr. Saba Al Janaby. COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING HEALTH CLINIC IN ARBAEEN MASS GATHERING 2018. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 8782-8786. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.983


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Dr. Ali Abdulrazzaq, Dr. Gazwa Al Timimy, Dr. Saba Al Janaby. COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING HEALTH CLINIC IN ARBAEEN MASS GATHERING 2018. http://www.jcreview.com/?mno=138492 [Access: September 28, 2020]. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.983


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Dr. Ali Abdulrazzaq, Dr. Gazwa Al Timimy, Dr. Saba Al Janaby. COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING HEALTH CLINIC IN ARBAEEN MASS GATHERING 2018. JCR. 2020; 7(19): 8782-8786. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.983



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Dr. Ali Abdulrazzaq, Dr. Gazwa Al Timimy, Dr. Saba Al Janaby. COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING HEALTH CLINIC IN ARBAEEN MASS GATHERING 2018. JCR. (2020), [cited September 28, 2020]; 7(19): 8782-8786. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.983



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Dr. Ali Abdulrazzaq, Dr. Gazwa Al Timimy, Dr. Saba Al Janaby (2020) COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING HEALTH CLINIC IN ARBAEEN MASS GATHERING 2018. JCR, 7 (19), 8782-8786. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.983



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Dr. Ali Abdulrazzaq, Dr. Gazwa Al Timimy, Dr. Saba Al Janaby. 2020. COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING HEALTH CLINIC IN ARBAEEN MASS GATHERING 2018. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 8782-8786. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.983



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Dr. Ali Abdulrazzaq, Dr. Gazwa Al Timimy, Dr. Saba Al Janaby. "COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING HEALTH CLINIC IN ARBAEEN MASS GATHERING 2018." Journal of Critical Reviews 7 (2020), 8782-8786. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.983



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Dr. Ali Abdulrazzaq, Dr. Gazwa Al Timimy, Dr. Saba Al Janaby. "COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING HEALTH CLINIC IN ARBAEEN MASS GATHERING 2018." Journal of Critical Reviews 7.19 (2020), 8782-8786. Print. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.983



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Dr. Ali Abdulrazzaq, Dr. Gazwa Al Timimy, Dr. Saba Al Janaby (2020) COMMON HEALTH PROBLEMS AMONG PATIENTS ATTENDING HEALTH CLINIC IN ARBAEEN MASS GATHERING 2018. Journal of Critical Reviews, 7 (19), 8782-8786. doi:10.31838/jcr.07.19.983