February Events Roundup

1. BIMA London hosted a string of events last month, tackling taboo subjects in the 3rd annual RUMS medical conference (Life Behind A Label), addressing the issue of mental health in the Muslim community (Undermind), and bringing together several Muslim doctors to speak about juggling faith, family and a medical career (Striving for Excellence).

2. Doctors and medical students joined the BIMA Yorkshire & Humber team in hosting a free health advice session in Leeds.

3. The History of Islam & Medicine Exhibition, in collaboration with IMed Birmingham, was held over 3 days at the University of Birmingham. If you are interested in getting involved with the Islamic Medical Ethics and History team please check out the recruitment section below.

4. BIMA North West held its 5th and 6th themed health awareness sessions, this time addressing diabetes and dementia. As always, more sessions to follow in the near future, including a series in multiple locations on stroke and its management.

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