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Highlights of FIMA Council Meeting & Conference in Cape Town, South Africa 19-22 Sep 2013

1 FIMA Save Vision Audit (Eye Checks & Operations)

Countries involved - 14

Camps - 469

Outpatients – 934,416

Surgeries – 94,925

Cost of cataract op – USD 25 per op

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2 FIMA Save Smile Audit (Cleft Lip & Palate Repair)

Total number of surgeries : 702

FIMA – IMA North America – DWW – Sudan IMA collaboration

IMANA team members increased from Parvaiz Mailk 4 to 32

Next camp scheduled for March 2014

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3 FIMA Save Dignity (Repair of Vesico-Vaginal and Recto-Vaginal Fistulae)

4 camps in Sudan

4 specialist from Pakistan IMA, IMA Egypt & Arab Medical Union

167 operations

1 camp in Jalalabad, Afghanistan

23 successful surgeries

1 camp in Pakistan

29 surgeries

Overall success rate was 89%

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4 Proposal for initiatives on

A FIMA Save Heart (Jordan) – preventative cardiology

B FIMA Save Earth (Jordan) – environmental impact on health

 

5 Cape Town Declaration on Addiction presented by IMASA to FIMA

 

6 New FIMA EXCO

President: Pakistan

Vice President: Turkey

Sec: Malaysia

Treasurer: South Africa

Members:

Nigeria

Sudan

Saudi Arabia

Executive Director: Dr Aly Mishal

Representative from FIMA Advisory Council: Dr Musa MN

 

7 Formation of FIMA Advisory Council

Consists of past presidents, founding members of FIMA and Life Time Achievement Award Recipients

Founding Members – Dr Ghulam (SA), Dr Jurnalis (Indonesia), Dr Adnan (Jordan)

Life Time Achievement Award Recipients – Dr M Khan (SA), Dr Aly (Jordan), Dr Hafeez (Pakistan), Dr Adnan (Jordan), Dr Hawamdeh (Jordan), Dr Hosam (USA)

Past Presidents – Dr Aly (Jordan), Dr Musa (Malaysia), Dr Parvaiz (USA)

 

8 Recipient of FIMA Life Time Achievement Award 2012

Prof Hosam Fadel (USA)

 

9. El-Kadi Memorial Lecture 2013 by Dr Musa Mohd Nordin (Malaysia)

Quality Healthcare in the 21st Century

 

 

 

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Snippets from the Lecture:

Can the teaching of Spirituality be Evidenced Based ?

Consortium of Islamic Medical Colleges (CIMCO) Workshop.

Prof Abdul Rashid AR (Malaysia)

CIMCO Chairman

 

THE ATTRIBUTES EXPECTED OF A COMPETENT JUNIOR DOCTOR

Think like a detective - have lots of common sense !

Argue like a lawyer - balancing facts and evidence

Decide  like a leader

Communicate like a newscaster

Guide like a preacher ( daie )

 

 

 

11

 

FIMA Year Book 2012 now available – hard copies

“Health in the Muslim World: Meeting the MDGs”

 

FIMA Year Book 2013

“Contemporary Bio-Ethical Issues from an Islamic Perspective”

 

FIMA Year Book 2014

“Addiction and Mental Health”

 

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Chief Editor: Prof Hossam (USA)

Editors: Dr Aly (Jordan)

Prof Abul Fadl (South Africa)

Dr Musa (Malaysia)

 

 

 

12

FIMA-IMAKSA-WAMY Umrah Program for Medical Students

Date: 22-27 March 2014

Venue: Makkah & Madinah

 

 

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New FIMA members:

Tunisia

Great Britain (BIMA)

Macedonia

Morocco

 

 

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Next FIMA Annual Conference will be held in collaboration with IMA North America

Venue: Arusha, Tanzania

Dates:

Aug 7-8, 2014 - FIMA Council

Aug 9-10, 2014 - CME IMA North America (for details of scientific program google www.IMANA.org)

Theme: “Personalized Medicine: Global & Demographic Challenges in Medicine”

Attractions:

Mt Kilimanjaro Trekking 5,895 m (met few brothers of IMA South Africa who walked up the mountain)

Serengeti National Park

Nborongoro Game Drive

Marangu Village

Lake Manyara,

Affordable hotels will be explored and informed by IMA South Africa

 

 

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Improving our FIMA collaboration

 

12.1 HIV/ AIDS Working Group Members:

Uganda (Chairman)

South Africa

Nigeria

Malaysia

Jordan

 

12.2 Addiction Working Group

Turkey (Chairman)

Malaysia

Indonesia

Gaza

Yemen

Pakistan

Sudan

South Africa

Bangladesh

 

12.3 FIMA Relief

South Africa (Chairman)

North America

Indonesia

Turkey

Egypt

Jordan

 

12.4  FIMA Finance and Fund Raising Working Group

North America (Chairman)

South Africa

Saudi Arabia

Jordan

 

 

 

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