December News & Views

Firstly this month, a qualitative study published this month by the Violence Prevention Research Unit (of Queen Mary University London) in the British Journal of Psychiatry argues that young British Muslim men with poor mental health may experience protection from depression via their Islamic identity, but that this may determine targets of violence following any radicalisation.

The study investigated the associations between participants’ attitudes to three main variables (cultural identity,

December Events Roundup

1. BIMA Yorkshire & Leeds Muslim Medics hosted Mr. Suhail Anwar (consultant general surgeon) in the well-attended Miracles of the Qur’an event at the end of November.

2. BIMA North West held the second of its health awareness sessions, this time focusing on asthma. As advertised earlier in the newsletter, the next sessions are on eye conditions and paediatric first aid.

BIMA National Conference 2017 Tickets

Mark your calendars for the first ever national conference for Muslim healthcare professionals in the UK. Preparations are in full swing and we are excited to announce the release of our early bird tickets!

Ticket prices go up on 15th January so make sure to buy your tickets as soon as possible!

View the conference programme and buy your tickets here (student discount tickets available)

Date: Sat 18th –