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					HEALTH UNIT On DAVISON
AVENUE (HUDA CLINIC)
1605 w. Davison Ave.
Detroit, MI 48328
Phone: 313-865-8446
Fax:     313-865-8446
MISSION :

   The Huda Clinic is a faith-based initiative
    founded on the Islamic principles of kindness
    & philanthropy. Our mission is to promote
    health and wellness by providing quality free
    health care, pharmaceuticals, and
    preventative services to the uninsured. We
    recognize health care as a basic right and
    nondiscriminatory.
Board Directors:

   Fatimah Abdullah (R.N)
   M.W. Al-Ameri, M.D.
   J. Tayeb M.D.
   Catherine Ziyad, MSW
   Zahid Sheikh, MD
   Dr. Karimah Joseph
   Eide Alawan
   Busharat Ahmad, MD
   Mitchell Shamsud-Din
   New members- Syed Hafeez, Khalid Mohammed
Scope Of Services:

   An annual health fair;
   Job and Health Counseling and referral;
   Free health clinic;
   Out patient health Assessments,
   Blood pressure screening,
   Diabetic screening,
    General eye Exam,
    Health promotion, preventive and education
    Health Resource and social work services
   Lab Services
Statistics:

   The community for which the Huda Clinic serves is
    80% African –American, 20% being white and
    Immigrant population, or non-white other than
    African-American. The area for which we serve has
    an unemployment rate of 16%. The median income
    for this area is $27,000 and has a poverty rate of
    28%. The top three health conditions plaguing this
    community are:
     1. Heart disease
    2. Cancer
    3. Diabetes
    4. Hypertension
    5. Chronic illnesses
Accomplishments:

   Initially Clinic was opened fortnightly on Saturday for
    one full year. All medical and administrative services
    were provided to the above mentioned population
    exclusively free and the response was tremendous
    so, the Board Directors decided to open clinic on
    every Saturday. All staff is serving voluntary.
   Total numbers of patients are currently seeing 30-40
    on every Saturday. Hours of operation are 10-
    2.00pm for patients.

				
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