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.

3. Leading Muslim healthcare professionals in the West Midlands were invited to speak at BIMA West Midlands’ Best of Both Worlds event, which also saw the launch of its mentoring scheme, which we hope will foster greater ties within the Muslim health professional community. BIMA West Midlands also collaborated with Human Appeal International and Primary Trauma Care Foundation to host a fundraiser for training doctors working inside Syria.

4. Over 150 attendees went online for our Motherhood & Medicine webinar. Keep an eye out for future webinars coming soon – ideas and speakers for future webinars also welcome!

Dr. Hussein Nagi, consultant anaesthetist, speaking at Best of Both Worlds: Being a Muslim Healthcare Professional
Health awareness session on asthma by Dianne Cook, Director of Nursing at SicKids

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