Prevention & Healing 2019



Introduction to Principles of Islamic Medicine

Dr. Rafaqat Rashid
Al Balagh Academy

Preventive Medicine in the Islamic Tradition

Dr. Hatem Al-Haj
Mishkah University

Al-Zahrawi, A Pioneer of Modern Surgery

Dr. Sharif Kaf Al-Ghazal
British Islamic Medical Association (BIMA)

Towards an Islamic Model of Holistic Healthcare

Dr. Hasan Awan
Bon Secours Hospital, St. Agnes Hospital

Engaging the Field of Academic Bioethics

Dr. Aasim Padela
Initiative on Islam and Medicine (I&IIM)


The Prevention & Healing conference will host international Muslim scholars and experts on Bioethics on a single platform for the first time
in Canada.

Prevention & Healing aims to revive healthcare from an Islamic perspective and provide a space where General Practitioners, Specialists, Allied Health Professionals, Researchers, Academics, students and trainees come together to learn about Islamic healthcare and its place in modern health services. The Prevention & Healing conference will offer a full day of lectures based around the concept of Islamic Healthcare and how it ties into Bioethics.

A ticket to the Prevention & Healing conference will also give you complimentary general admission to the Reviving the Islamic Spirit Convention which is taking place from December 20 to 22, 2019.


8:00 AM to 5:00 PM December 21st , 2019


THE MTCC 255 Front St W, Toronto, Ontario


Prevention & Healing 2019 has concluded. Tickets are no longer on sale.


1. A dynamic setting that brings together scholars, specialists, and all health professionals to profile best practices, evidence-informed interventions, and share new research from both domestic and global settings.

2. A space that supports forward thinking, reflection and critical dialogue to prepare Muslim Health care professionals to meet future challenges within their own communities and beyond.

3. A knowledge exchange and networking opportunity to discuss current health issues that face Muslim communities from across Canada and around the world.

4. An opportunity for health professionals at all stages of their education and careers to learn from and contribute to the field of Islamic Medicine.

CME accreditation

The conference is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program of The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (RCPSC) and approved by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program for up to 5 MOC Section 1 hours. Through an agreement between the RCPSC and the American Medical Association (AMA) physicians may convert RCPSC MOC credits to AMA PRA Category 1 CreditsTM. Information on the process to convert Royal College MOC credit to AMA credit can be found at