Federation of Islamic Medical Associations

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Federation of Islamic Medical Associations
FIMA logo
FIMA
Abbreviation FIMA
Motto To provide a platform for Muslim Physicians world wide
Formation December 31, 1981
Headquarters 101, West 22nd Street, Suite 106, Lombard, IL 60148, USA
Location
  • United States
Membership
FIMA,
President
Dr. Tanveer Zubairi
Website www.fimawebnet

The Federation of Islamic Medical Associations (FIMA) was formed on December 31, 1981. FIMA was incorporated in the State of Indiana as a not-for-profit corporation on January 18, 1982.

Since 1981, 29 FIMA Council meetings have been held. The 30th was hosted by South Africa, in Cape Town from 19–20 September 2013.[1] Currently, there are 29 full members and 12 associate members, representing about 50,000 Muslim medical and health professionals.

Aims[edit]

  • To foster the unity and welfare of Muslim medical and health care professionals all over the world.
  • To promote Islamic medical activities including health services, education and research, through cooperation and coordination among member organizations.
  • To promote the understanding and the application of Islamic principles in the field of medicine.
  • To mobilize professional and economic resources in order to provide medical care and relief to affected areas and communities.
  • To promote the exchange of medical information and technical expertise among member organizations.

Projects[edit]

The projects have incorporated:

  1. Medical teaching (Consortium of Islamic Medical Colleges-CIMCO)
  2. Hospital services (Islamic Hospital Consortium-IHC)
  3. Continuing Professional Education (Accreditation Council for Certification of Continuing Medical Education-ACCCME)
  4. Student activities (Umrah & Ziarah, Winter and Summer Camps)
  5. Information & communication technology( FIMA Hi-Tech Centre)
  6. Publications (FIMA Year Book & FIMA Newsletter)
  7. Humanitarian relief (multiple relief missions world wide and partnership in Islamic Council for Da’wa & Relief)
  8. Research studies (FIMA Health Policy Initiative)
  9. International networking (close liaison with UN, WHO, OIC; Islamic Organisation of Medical Sciences IOMS)

Newsletters[edit]

  1. 2013[2]
  2. 2016[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "FIMA Newsletter" (PDF). 8 (Aug-Sep 2013). September 2013. 
  2. ^ "FIMA Newsletter" (PDF). 8 (Aug-Sep 2013). September 2013. 
  3. ^ https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Fima_Newsletter_Jan-Feb_2016.pdf

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