The Prophet Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him) said: “A man is not a believer who fills his stomach while his neighbour is hungry.”
Please be considerate of others before stockpiling
Postponed – Muslim Network Health Collaboration AGM
The Muslim Network Health Collaboration Annual General Meeting (AGM) was scheduled to be held on the 17th March 2020, however due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, this event has been postponed until further notice. The decision was taken in conjunction with advice from NHS England and NHS Improvement, Public Health England and Department of Health and Social Care, and was taken in the interests of public safety.
All of the Collaboration’s activities and events are to be put on hold until further notice, pending Government advice.
The Collaboration would like to apologise for any inconvenience that may have been caused by this.
More information about coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found on the NHS website and on GOV.UK. And below there is further information on the advise specific for the Muslim community and faith institutions like the Mosques.
Please do contact the Collaboration if you have any questions or if you have any concerns. You can contact the Collaboration at Contact@Muslimhealthcollaboration.co.uk.
Community briefing on coronavirus and it’s impact on Muslim communities
The Muslim Council of Britain, alongside the British Islamic Medical Association, held an online briefing call on the Morning of the 14th March 2020 around the impact of the Coronavirus outbreak on the Muslim community. The briefing discussed the impact Coronavirus on Muslim communities and discussed what next steps the community needs to take to keep themselves safe.
Dr Imran Qureshi, a consultant in infection, explained the impact of COVID-19 and why Muslim communities may be perceived as higher risk. This was explained along with precautions to take.
To watch the briefing, click here.
Also discussed was guidance on handling deceased bodies and conducting burials.