Salim Parker

Division of Infectious Diseases and HIV Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Groote Schuur Hospital, Cape Town, South Africa

Publications

  • Research Article   
    FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar; Health Advice and Safety Issues for Travelling Attendees
    Author(s): Najim Z Alshahrani*, Latifah A Alhashim, Hassan A Almohaishi, Marwa Alabadi, Fatimah A Alothman and Salim Parker

    Background: Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) World Cup 2022 in Qatar is a unique mega mass gathering event. Attendees from around the globe will meet in this small area for the first time in history. The chance for transmission of communicable diseases is high and requires a detailed elaboration of the diseases that may threaten the health of those attendees. Objective: To highlight the most common communicable diseases in Qatar that may threaten the health of Qatar 2022 attendees and provide advice and suggestions for preventive measures that should be taken. Evidence Review: We reviewed peer-reviewed articles to identify common health outcomes associated with previous FIFA World Cup tournaments. Then, we refined our review to focus on the most relevant infectious diseases that may threaten Qatar 2022. Relevant preven.. Read More»

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