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Transmuting trauma into active survivorship: stories of challenging Islamophobia

In our August Wellbeing Wednesday cafe, we had the privilege of hosting two inspiring speakers. The first was Dr Ahmed Hankir, an award winning psychiatrist, survivor of conflict and mental illness, performing artist and campaigner. The second was our own Dr Batool Abdulkareem, a GP who found herself at the receiving end of discriminatory dress …

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Reflections on the Hajj, Eid and Health Inequalities Event by The Muslim Health Collaboration 2019

This year the Muslim Network Health Collaboration hosted a wonderful event to celebrate Hajj, Eid and Health inequalities. It was a great afternoon that was well attended with senior leaders within the NHS, including Baroness Dido Harding, NHS England and Improvement Chair, and Amanda Pritchard, NHS England and Improvement Chief Operating Officer. The afternoon talks …

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Feast and Famine

The Blessed Prophet (PBUH) said, We heard personal stories of overcoming trauma and how difficult experiences and insights were used to propel positive social change, inspired by their Islamic values of integrity, justice and compassion Sunan-al-Tirmidhi Fasting in the month of Ramadan gives us the opportunity to make significant positive changes to our lifestyle and …

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