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3rd Edition Fully Revised and UpdatedAbout the book:This publication outlines ways in which one can improve ones health before and during Hajj and Umrah. This would allow one to perform all the rituals of Hajj and Umrah with ease. Once can concentrate on ones Ibadah without the disabling effect of poor physical condition and poor health. The author has gone into great detail about many health issues can be prevented or controlled before embarking on the journey of a lifetime. From illnesses like Diabetes and High Blood Pressure to Back Problems that need to be resolved, this guide is essential reading for all those who would like to make the best of their journey for Hajj and Umrah.About the Author:Dr Farouk Haffejee is a Family Physician (GP). He has had an interest in Health during Hajj and Umrah for over 15 years. He first presented the information in the form of a pamphlet which was printed and distributed far and wide by the Islamic Medical Association of South Africa, with an annual update. In 2004 he wrote a booklet on the subject. He has appeared on National and International Radio Programmes discussing health issues during Hajj and Umrah. This book contains the latest information. Most of the information contained in this book is from the author’s personal experience when treating people during Hajj and Umrah and treating people who have returned from Hajj and Umrah. From previous editions, many queries have been submitted by readers. This provided the author with more information on the issues to address in this latest edition.About the Islamic Medical Association:Formed in the early 70’s, the Islamic Medical Association of South Africa (IMASA) consists of all Health Care Professionals with a vision to establish and project an Islamic value system solely for the Service and Pleasure of Allah SWT. This is achieved by conducting and disseminating relevant research and educational programs such as Islamic study circles, meetings, seminars, conferences, publications, Primary Health Care Clinics, etc.The IMASA also conducts treatment programs for cataract surgery, circumcisions and renal dialysis. The IMASA also networks with other organisations and governments and provides humanitarian services wherever they are required. The IMASA is at present planning the construction of an Islamic Hospital in Durban.About the Kindle Edition:The Kindle Edition of this book has been set at the lowest price point possible so that it can be accessible to as many people as possible. Any profits from the sale of this book will go to charitable causes.