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LOCKDOWN RAMADAN 2.0

So here we are again, facing another Ramadan in semi- lockdown circumstances. It won’t be as bad, but it won’t be the big iftars, the packed taraweeh prayers, the busy streets around the masjids that we’re used to seeing. The UK Government is easing restrictions slightly from April he 12th, but it extends only to …

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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, The children of Adam fill no vessel worse than their stomach. Sufficient for him is a few morsels to keep his back straight. If he must eat more, than a third should be for his food, a third for his drink, and a third left for air. Sunan-al-Tirmidhi Fasting in …

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