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   Newsletter Of The Federation Of Islamic Medical Associations
                                                                                                                    FIMA VISION
                                                                                                                    Newsletter Of The Federation Of Islamic Medical Associations

  Volume 2             No 5                      Jamadil Akhir 1426                      July 2005                 Volume 2                 No 5                         Jamadil Akhir 1426                             July 2005

                                                                                                                                                                                                            7. Humanitarian relief (multiple
                                                                                                                        MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT                                                      relief missions world wide and
                                                                                                                                                          climax with the inauguration of the           partnership in Islamic Council for
                                                                                                                 Assalaamualaikum wrhmatlh,
                                                                                                                                                          FIMA Eye Hospital in Darfur on                Da’wa & Relief)
                                                                                                                 Dear brothers and sisters in all IMAs.
                                                                                                                                                          August 2005.. Prof Atallah is                     8. Research studies (FIMA Health
                                                                                                                                                          instrumental in anchoring the activities      Policy Initiative)
                                                                                                                                                          of our student chapters which would               9. International networking (close
                                                                                                                                                          lay the foundation for our future leaders.    liaison with UN, WHO, Islamic
                                                                                                                                                          We thank IMARY under the able                 Organisation of Medical Sciences
                                                                                                                                                          leadership of Prof Husni al-Goshae for        IOMS and others)
                                                                                                                                                          facilitating our meetings and scientific          The recognition of our efforts on
                                                                                                                                                          congress. The Yemeni hospitality is truly     the world stage culminated in the
                                                                                                                                                          outstanding and much cherished.               approval of FIMA as special
                                                                                                                                                              We have inherited a FIMA which is         consultative status to the United
                                                                                                                                                          well entrenched in her mission and            Nations ECOSOC (Economic and
                                                                                                                                                          values. And these philosophical ideals        Social Council). This is yet another
                                                                                                                          lhamdulillah, we concluded      have been translated into practical           quantum leap for our organization.

                                                                                                                 A        our FIMA Council Meeting
                                                                                                                          in Sanaa’, Yemen in the true
                                                                                                                          spirit      of     mutual
                                                                                                                                                          forms to emphasise our seriousness in
                                                                                                                                                          institution building. The projects thus far
                                                                                                                                                                                                        Our roles and responsibilities may be
                                                                                                                                                                                                        viewed at
                                                                                                                                                          have incorporated :
                                                                                                               consultation, love and brotherhood.            1. Medical teaching (Consortium of            The next FIMA Council Meeting
                                                                                                               We have trusted the leadership of our      Islamic Medical Colleges-CIMCO)               and 3rd FIMA International Scientific
                                                                                                               organization to a newly elected exco,          2. Hospital ser vices (Islamic            Conference will be held in Indonesia
                                                                                                               a mixture of new faces and well            Hospital Consortium-IHC)                      on July 2006. I hope all IMAs will
                                                                                                               seasoned ones. We beseech the                  3. Continuing Professional                begin to make preparations to attend
                                                                                                               guidance of the Omniscience and            Education (Accreditation Council for          this meeting.
                                                                                                               Omnipotent in our daily handling of        Certification of Continuing Medical               The exco welcomes your
                                                                                                               the affairs FIMA. We are extremely         Education-ACCCME)                             suggestions and recommendations to
                                                                                                               blessed to continue to enjoy the               4. Student activities (Umrah &            make our organisation more active
                                                                                                               services of our teachers, Prof. M.         Ziarah, Winter and Summer Camps)              and relevant to our contemporary
                                                                                                               Khan and Dr. Aly Mishal whose advice           5. Information & communication            challenges. You may e-mail any of us
                                                                                                               and counsel are extremely invaluable.      technology savvy ( FIMA Hi-Tech               at the addresses provided in this copy
                                                                                                               And Prof. Hafeez continues to              Centre)                                       of FIMA Vision.
                                                                                                               contribute to our humanitarian relief          6. Publications (FIMA Year Book
                                                                                                               efforts and is the key person in our       and FIMA Vision)                                 Dr. Musa Mohd. Nordin
                                                                                                               Save a Vision Campaign. This would                                                

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Fima Vision 2                                                                                                                          Fima Vision 7

           INTERNATIONAL COORDINATION                                                        FIMA LIFETIME
              OF THE ISLAMIC APPROACH                                                        ACHIEVEMENT
                 TO FIGHT HIV/AIDS                                                               AWARD
                                                                                                ( FLTAA )
                    By Dr. Magid Kagimu & Dr. Karama Said
                           FIMA HIV/AIDS                                              The award is in recognition of a
                        coordination committee                                        lifetime of service to Islamic Medical
                                                                                      Associations ( IMAs ), FIMA and the
                  IMA-Uganda - Dr. Magid Kagimu                                       society. The award recognizes
                 IMA-South Africa - Dr. Ashraf Jedaar                                 outstanding individuals whose Islamic
                  Pakistan-IMA - Dr. Ata Ur Rehman                                    spirit and endeavours has enhanced the
               IMA-Malaysia - Dr. Musa Mohd. Nordin                                   image of Islamic medicine and the
                   Swedish-IMA - Dr. Yuksel Peker                                     stature of IMAs, FIMA and the society.
             IMA-North America- Dr. Sheikh Nasir Hassan                               They have demonstrated a lifelong
                 IMA-Middle East - To be nominated                                    dedication to the mission of FIMA and
                                                                                      are an inspiration to others.
                                            3rd IMLC- Cape Town, South Africa
Vision : Control, containment and           2005                                       ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
eradication of HIV/AIDS globally                                                       Ö Nominees are role models in the
using the Islamic and scientific approach   Objectives of the IMLC                     realm of Islamic medicine
                                                                                       Ö Their life long career in medicine
Mission : Coordinate effectively the        1.To organise IMLCs every 2 years          has had a significant impact on IMAs,
global Islamic response to HIV/AIDS         2.To articulate the Islamic approach to FIMA and the society
                                            various HIV/AIDS issues.                   Ö A health professional in possession
Objectives :                                3.To assess and share experiences on of an MD, PhD or the equivalent
1.To gather and share best practices        the various aspects of the Islamic Ö Their dedication can be evidence
regarding the Islamic approach to HIV/      approach to HIV/AIDS.                      by service in the following capacities :
AIDS. 2.                                    4.To conduct regional Muslim Leaders              a. Number of years in IMA
2.To provide guidance and support to        Consultations on HIV/AIDS annually.                  exco (x years)
country HIV/AIDS programmes.                5.To develop a five year strategic plan           b. Number of years in FIMA
3.To promote the Islamic approach to        for IMLCs.                                           exco (y years)
fighting AIDS. 4.                                                                             c. Number of years in
4.To monitor and evaluate                   Conclusions                                         attendance of FIMA
programmes implementing the Islamic                                                             Council Meetings (z years)
approach to fighting AIDS.                  1. The Islamic approach to fighting               d.Number of positions in
5.To raise funds for coordination of             AIDS has a potential of causing a              FIMA committees (a)
activities for the Islamic approach to           significant positive impact on               e. Academic and research
HIV/AIDS.                                        HIV/AIDS prevention, treatment,                achievements
                                                 care and support.                            f. Number of publications (b)
                                            2. This requires better coordination              g. National or international
   International Muslim                          of all the stakeholders.                        awards
 Leaders Consultations on                   3. FIMA can play a significant role in
                                                 coordination.                         AWARD
                                            4. All IMAs and other stakeholders A commemorative plaque
                                                 need to support the coordination A certificate of distinction
1st IMLC- Kampala, Uganda 2001
                                                 mechanisms of FIMA so that Paid travel and lodgings to FIMA
2nd IMLC- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
                                                 HIV/AIDS can be eradicated International Scientific Meeting to
                                                 globally using Islamic and scientific receive the award
                                                                                                       continued... page 8
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Fima Vision 6                                                                                                                  Fima Vision 3

                                                                                                                      Tsunami Relief

                              FIMA RELIEF REPORT 2004-2005                                                    1. 26 December 2004
                                                                                                              2. Sea quake followed by Tsunami
                                                    by : Dr. Ashraf Ajedaar
                                                                                                              3. Destruction of property and lives
                                                                                                                  to many countries in South East
                                                                                                              4. Indonesia: area of 1400km/10km
                                                                                                                  deep completely destroyed
                                                                                                              5. 550 villages destroyed, 500 000
                                                                                                                  killed, 1,5 million displaced or
                                                                                                                  missing, 50 000 left orphaned,
                                                                                                                  2000 professionals killed (including
                                                                         •Recommendation: sustained               doctors, teachers, nurses)
                                                                         missions involved in training        6. Similar destruction in other South
                                                                         and developing teaching                  East Asian countries (Thailand,
                                                                         hospitals                                Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India,
                                                                                                                  Maldives and Somalia)
                                                                         Darfur Save A Vision                 7. Coordinator:          Dr       Jamal
                                                                              Campaign                            Mohammed (IMANI), hosted by
                                                                                                                  IMANI and Red Crescent Society
                                                                          1.    Coordinator: Prof                 of Indonesia
                                                                          Hafeez Ur-Rehmaan, Hosted           8. 7 Medical relief teams (PIMA 4,
                                                                          by SIMA (Prof Hasab ul-                 IMANA 2, IMASA 1, Jordan 1,
                                                                      Rasool)                                     IMAM involved with Mercy)
                              Darfur, Sudan                      2.   Status: 6 million people, 3             9. Cash and emergency relief supplies
                                                                      ophthalmologists, 1 in Fashir               (SWIMA, Dubai, Turkey,
                     •Coordinator: Prof Aly Mishal, hosted            teaching hospital                           IMAKSA, IMA Egypt and above
                     by SIMA                                     3.   4 teams: PIMA and Alkhidmat                 IMA’s)
                     •2 medical teams commissioned: Islamic           Foundation, SWIMA, Egypt,               10. Clinics established, equipped and
                     hospital Jordan, IMA Egypt and                   Malaysia                                    operated by FIMA teams in
                     IMASA                                       4.   24 January to 18 April 2005                 collaboration with IMANI, Mercy
                     •Visits to Al-Fashar and Al-Genaina         5.   11800 Outpatients screened in Al-           and other relief organizations
                     hospitals, medical universities and              Genina and Al-Fashir                    11. 2 Orphanages with 200 each
                     refugee camps                               6.   1538 cataract surgeries performed,          established by IMASA and PIMA,
                     •Identified common conditions (malaria,          minimal complications!                      MOU undertaken to maintain
                     gastroenteritis, malnutrition               7.   Equipment and consumables                   these orphanages for 1 year
                     •Involved in screening, clinical care,           purchased, costs to be recovered        12. PIMA commissioned a military
                     training and managing relief efforts             ($25/eye)                                   hospital with ongoing medical
                     •Previous efforts included IMA Egypt,       8.   Other activities: media coverage,           assistance and donated an
                     Mercy Malaysia and Islamic Relief                visits to Medical Council, Medical          ambulance
                     •Collaboration with Waqful Waqifin in            Union, Academy of Medical               13. Training in trauma counseling for
                     distributing relief items                        Sciences and Technology                     health workers
                     •Donation of R230 000-00 ($35000) of        9.   Recommendation: sustained               14. Other relief efforts in other
                     medical supplies                                 teaching teams to visit periodically,       countries
                     •Participated in 2nd medical relief team         assist in developing and                15. Islamic Relief and Mercy Malaysia
                     (Prof M Tikly)                                   commissioning all the eye hospitals         efforts not reported
                     •Donation of R50000 for medicines and            in the region, budget and funding
                     cash donation                                    to be discussed–

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 Fima Vision 4                                                                                                                                                                    Fima Vision 5

      COLLABORATIVE EFFORTS IN THE                                                                    FIMA
           REBUILDING OF ACEH                                                                      ACADEMIC
                               by Dr. Musa Mohd. Nordin
IMA        Malaysia                                              AND LONG TERM
(IMAM) and the                                                       NEEDS :                                                        Delegates Visiting Medical School for Girls
Muslim Professionals                                                CAPACITY
Forum (MPF – a                                                     BUILDING
network of Muslim
Professionals in                                                   1. Reconstruction of
M a l a y s i a )                                                  health and medical
collaborated with                                                  related facilities
MERCY Malaysia in                                                  2. Long term psycho-
the Tsunami Relief. MERCY Malaysia’s               social activities                              The strengthening of the
presence in Aceh is considerable. Now past    3.   Reconstruction and equipping of 2          FIMA Academic Faculty is crucial
the SHORT TERM NEEDS; that is                      nursing schools; a pharmacy school         for its future endeavours. All
EMERGENCY                    MEDICAL               and a health centre                        IMAS are requested to provide the
RESPONSE as well as mental health             4.   Partnered with Science University          full list and CVs of their
response and trauma counseling &                   Malaysia to strengthen these capacity      academicians. All IMAs are
humanitarian relief - distribution of              building programmes                        requested to circulate this news to
clothes; food and water and setting up of     5.   Provision of relevant reference            their membership as well as to
shelters), they have geared into the               materials and books                        upload on their respective web
MEDIUM TERM RECOVERY                          6.   In partnership with MPF - Muslim           sites.
NEEDS                                              Professionals Forum (I am a board              FIMA has been approved as
                                                   member) sponsored the studies/             “ Special Consultative Status “ by
1. Outpatient care with emphasis on                maintenance of 120 Final Years Aceh        the Committee of ECOSOC of
   mental health support                           student for 1 year in other med            United Nations.
2. Increase disaster preparedness                  schools in Indonesia. MPF raised just          We would like to prepare
   ( alleviate fears that arise from being         about USD 82,000.00 for this project.      ourselves for any future needs of
   ill informed about disasters; designed     7.   And we have also identified 2              ECOSOC as well as FIMA’s other
   and distributed brochures and info              orphanages. We are building one soon.      Educational Projects such as
   materials                                       About USD 250,000.00 have been             CIMCO , ACCCME ,
3. Set up and managed IDP (Internally              raised or pledged for this long term       undergraduate & post-graduate
   Displaced Persons) camp in Lokhnga.             project. A proposal paper was also         teaching & training. The deadline
   Providing shelter, water and sanitations        submitted to Dr Salih of IMAKSA;           for the submission is November
   facilities and food to 600 IDPs.                if they were interested to jointly         30, 2005.
4. Their engineers dug well with high              sponsor this programme. We have                Kindly send yourlist of CVs to
   mineral water quality.                          signed MOU for all these projects.         :
5. Installed electrical supply (generators         There are no middle persons                     Prof. Muhammed A.A.Khan,
   donated)                                        involved. It is upsetting that the                         M.D.
6. Child care centre                               millions raised are not getting to where             Professor Emeritus
7. Women’s vocational centre eg sewing             it deserves. So we dealt directly in all          Executive Director-FIMA
   and baking activities with potential for        our humanitarian projects.                                e-address:
   financial independency                     8.   Rebuilding and rehabilitation of   
8. Rebuilding housing using earthquake             orthopaedic wards and equipping the               Fax ( IMANA HQ ) : 01-
   resistant technolog y (Japan                    orthoprosthesis unit. Training of                     630-932-0005
   experience)                                     orthoprosthesis technicians at Zainal
                                                   Abidin Hospital by Science University
                                                   of Malaysia & MERCY

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                      FORTHCOMING EVENTS
                for Medical Students
                                                                   FIMA INTERNATIONAL
                          1st to 8th Sep 2005                           SCIENTIFIC
                     Contact : Prof. Atallah ar-Ruhaily              CONVENTION 2006
                                                                   Venue : Yogyakarta, INDONESIA
                                                                            •Friday, July 21 :
                   HEALTH STRATEGIES                               One Day Workshop on two subjects
                 FOR THE MUSLIM WORLD                                      (parallel sessions) :
       All IMAS are requested to send their views on “ Health            - Islamic Medical Education
     Strategies for the Muslim World “ including environmental                 - Islamic Hospital
     factors specific to their country or region .                             Management
                        Deadline : October 31 , 2005                •Saturday & Sunday, July 22-23 :
               Submit to : Prof. Muhammed A.A.Khan,M.D.                     -Scientific Convention
                                                                     DILEMMAS & DISASTER
                    FIMA WINTER CAMP 2005                           MANAGEMENT : LESSONS
                                                                         FROM TSUNAMI”
                     Dates : 26-31 December 2005.
           Venue : As-Salaam near Durban, SOUTH AFRICA
       Contact : Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Jeedar

              FIMA COUNCIL MEETING 2006
                    Venue : Semarang, INDONESIA
                         •Sunday, July 16 : Arrival
                  •Sunday, July 16 : FIMA Exco Meeting
         •Monday – Tuesday, July 17-18 : FIMA Council Meeting
     •Wednesday, July 19 : CIMCO, IHC, ACCCME Meetings, Medical
                             Students Activity
        •Thursday, July 20 : Sight Seeing and Move to Yogyakarta

      “Human Genetic and Reproductive Technologies:
       Comparing Religious and Secular Perspectives”

               6th – 9th February 2006, Cairo, Egypt.

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                                                                                                 patients in Darfur. Organization,
                                                                                                 hard work and vision of Dr. Hafeez
                                                                                                 ur Rehman was commendable.
             22nd FIMA COUNCIL MEETING                                                           Services of all other collaborating
                                                                                                 organisations and doctors were
                            Sanaa’ – Yemen, 9th and 10th June 2005                               laudable.
                           by : Prof. M Tariq                                   * Affliates of FIMA anchored
                                                                                                 by IMANI worked relentlessly for
                                                                                                 the victims in Aceh. For example
                                                                                                 PIMA alone spent over 200,000 US
                                                                                                 dollars there.
                                                                                                      * Elections were held in the
                                                                                                 evening of 10th of June and the new
                                                                                                 executive took charge.
                                                                                                      *While we were busy in the
                                                                                                 nittty gritty of projects, sisters and
                                                                                                 children had an excellent time. Sight
                                                                                                 seeing tours and shopping trips kept
                                                                                                 them busy.
                                                                                                      * Important events included
                                                                                                 visits to the ladies dental college and
                                                                                                 newly built hospital of University of
                                                                                                 Science and Technology
                       FIMA Council Meeting 2005 at Sanaa’                                            * We were fortunate to meet
                                                                                                 and discuss current events with
                                                                                                 renowned Sheikh Abdul Majeed
     * Sana is an interesting and unique city.       *A long agenda was nicely prepared by       Zindani who very kindly gave away
Nearly 3000meters above sea lavel and            brother Hafiz who performed his duties          his books.
history spreading over thousands of years        with skill and dedication                            * Visit to old Sana, Dar ul Hajar
     *Venue was at International Hotel – a           *President Dr. Aly Mishal advanced          and Shaban Kokaban will be
4 star hotel near a corner of the city and in    items of agenda with usual skill and pruning    remembered for ever.
close proximity to the University of Science     and periodic words of wisdom.                        * Sumptuous lunch at Officers
and Technology                                       *Each IMA took active part in the           Club and an exquisite lunch hosted
     *Council meeting was preceded a day         discussions.                                    by Dr. Tariq Abulhom at his native
earlier by pre-council Executive Committee           *Reports of President and other             palace will never be forgotten.
meeting where agenda was finalized.              executive members were followed by repots            * 11 th and 12 th were IMARY
     *The meeting started in time and            from different IMAs.                            Convention days in the University.
seating, audiovisual and refreshment                 *We learnt that there are nearly 40,000          * Prim Minister of the Republic
arrangements were excellent. Credit goes to      doctors in FIMA- probably the largest           was the chief guest at inauguration
the organizer – Professor Husni al Ghoshae       global medical organization.                    .
     *Nearby mosque was very convenient              *The unique FIMA projects specially              * Nearly 50 papers were read
and we were able to perform all prayers          Darfur Save A Vision campaign and               in the conference which was a great
with the jemaah in the mosque. The young         Tsunami relief were truly eye openers           success.
imam had beautiful qiraat.                           *FIMA perfor med 1500 cataract                   * The council meeting and
     *68 delegates from 12 IMAs attended         operations and treated thousands of             IMARY Convention will be forever
the Council meeting                                                                              etched in our memories.

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                                  Prof. M. Azhar Khan                      Executive Director

                                  Dr. Aly Mishal                          Past-President
                                  Dr. Musa Mohd. Nordin                   President    
                                  Dr. Salih al-Ansari                     Vice-President
                                  Prof. Muhammad Tariq                    Secretary   
                                  Prof. Munir Gharaibeh                   Treasurer   
                                  Dr. Muhammad Ashraf Jedaar              Member       
                                  Dr. Mahmoud                             Member      
                                  Prof. Faroque Khan                      Member      

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        The Fourth International FIMA Summer
                                                                                           DEVELOPING A
              Camp for Medical Students
                                    Tripoli, Lebanon
                                     18-25 July 2004                                     ORGANISATION OF
                          By Dr. Salih al-Ansari
                                                                                         ISLAMIC MEDICAL
                                                                                           IN INDONESIA

                                                                                         VENUE : AL-IHSAN ISLAMIC
                                                                                         HOSPITAL, BANDUNG
                                                                                         DATE : 05 JUNE 2005
                                                                                         ORGANISATIONS INVOLVED :

     Aims of the Camp                                                                      1. FOKI – Indonesian Forum of
         Boosting cooperation and solidarity     Camp Day 3 : Sports program. A
     among students from all over the            lecture entitled “Discover your              Islamic Medicine. Has 14
     world.                                      powers” by Dr. Abdullah Al-Mulhim.           Islamic Medical Faculties
         Exchanging experiences in the field     A lecture entitled “Balance in Muslim        affiliated with FOKI.
     of charitable medical relief.               Doctor Life” by Dr. Abdullah Al-
         Improving the skills of the             Mulhim. Nightly Entertainment             2. MUKISI – Federation of
     participants.                               Program•                                     Indonesian Islamic Hospitals.
         Improving the standard of the                                                        Has more than 80 Islamic
     medical culture.                            Camp Day 4 : Long March through
                                                 the Desert and Breakfast in a nice           hospitals
     Participants :                              resort place.Trip to a wonderful          3. IMANI – Islamic Medical
         95 students from 7 different            spring in the mountain “Nuba Al-             Association & Network of
     countries ( Saudi Arabia, Lebanon,          Sukkar”. A lecture about AlQuds
     Jordan, Syria, Sudan, Turkey, Malaysia      history by Dr. Amir Al-Almae                 Indonesia. Has many branches
                                                                                              in Indonesian cities.
     Camp Day 1 : : Arrival, reception and       Camp Day 5 : A lecture about
     registration. 3 hour Course about           “Making Success” by Dr. Imad Al-
     “Planning and Organization” by Dr.          Hout. Jumaah Prayer. Open               DECLARATION :
     Hashim Hilal. 3 hour Course about           Discussions for Evaluation and
     “Use of Internet in Medical Fields” by      Suggestions. Closing Ceremony.          TO ESTABLSIH A JOINT
     Dr. Riyadh Abu Sulaiman. Nightly
     Entertainment Program                       Camp Day 6 :•A lecture about “Data      FORUM BETWEEN FOKI,
                                                 Base in Medical Field” by Dr.           MUKISI    &   IMANI   TO
     Camp Day 2 :Trip to a small island.         EDssam Al-Ghamdi. A lecture about       COORDINATE           ALL
     Visit to Dar Al-Shifaa Hospital             “Communication Skills” by Dr.
     (Established by IMA Lebanon). Short         EDssam Al-Ghamdi. A final Lunch         ACTIVITIES INVOLVING THE
     Rest in The Building of Muslim              Party in a resort in “Al-Dhanniyah      THREE ORGANISATIONS
     Students Association in Tripoli. Visit to   Area”. Departure streams of eye
     a historic Castle in Tripoli. Nightly       drops.
     Entertainment Program•

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           OF UGANDA ( IMAU )                                                                   from page 2
                                           * Formed in 1988
                                           * Registered as an NGO in 1991
                                                                                        SELECTION PROCESS
                                           * Registered as a trusteeship in 2001
                                                                                        * FIMA invites individuals and IMAs
                                           * Has 15 branches throughout the
                                                                                        to nominate candidates for the
                                           * Membership 300 medical personnel
                                                                                        * The FLTAA award and call for
                                                                                        nominations will be advertised in the
                                                                                        FIMA webpage and FIMA Vision.
                                           Activities 2004-2005 :                       * Complete, sign and date the
                                                                                        nominations forms.
                                           * Community Action to Protect                * Highlight the candidate’s
                                           Children from AIDS in 6 districts            contributions and distinction in
                                           * Malaria control project in 7 districts     service
                                           *Home based care of PLWHA in                 * Enclose the candidate’s curriculum
                                           two districts                                vitae.
                                           * Health service delivery in 2 districts     * Enclose 2 letters of support
                                           * Opened Saidina Abu Bakar Islamic           * An FLTAA committee comprising
                                           Hospital in February 2005                    of 3 distinguished members of
                                           * Held IMAU Convention in Jan                IMAs will review the nominations
         Map of Uganda
                                           2005, attended by delegates from 20          and select the worthy individual for
                                           districts and guests from KenyaHouse         approval by the FIMA Council.
                                           the International Centre for the
                                           promotion of the Islamic Approach
                                           to HIV/AIDS

                               IMANA RELIEF ACTIVITIES
* Shipped Over a million dollar worth                                                 * Dr. Parvaiz Malik visited Pakistan in
medications to Bam, Iran during the                                                   March 2005. Performed free surgeries,
recent earthquake, cost $22,400                                                       lectured to medical students and
                                                                                      surgical house officers at the
* Shipped $400,000 worth medications                                                  International Islamic Medical College,
to Iraq, cost $15,000                                                                 Islamabad. He also visited PIMA office
                                                  HIV Positives                       and met with PIMA leadership.
* Shipped $400,000 worth medications
for Islamic Approach to HIV/AIDS, cost                                                * Dr. Rehana Kauser along with team
$15,000                                                                               of seven, physicians, nurses and
                                                                                      students spent time in Indonesia
* Sponsored a mobile hospital in
                                                                                      helping the tsunami cause.
Cambodia, cost $2500
                                                                                      * Dr. Parvaiz Malik returned to
* Dr. Parvaiz Malik visited Banda Aceh,
                                                                                      Indonesia in July 2005 and inaugurated              ER
Indonesia in January, 2005 to help                                                                                                     EM
                                                                                                                                     BR AL
                                                                                      the outpatient clinic sponsored by          RL
                                                                                                                                KA OSP
tsunami. Delivered medicine, monetary                                                                                             H
                                                                                      IMANA. The Indonesian IMA will run
donations to the tsunami affected people                                 HIV
housed in the temporary camps and                              aph ic of              and manage the clinic and will benefit
                                                          Gr                          the people of Banda Aceh for years
performed reconstructive surgeries.
                                                                                      to come. IMANA physicians will
                                                                                      volunteer in the clinic periodically.
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