Keeping Communities Healthy: The Islamic Paradigm

Musa Mohd Nordin   Abstract One of the five matters before being overtaken by its opposite as advocated by the Prophet (SAW) was “your health, before you fall sick” (Muslim). This concept of the Prophet’s Medicine (Tibb Nabawi) has been much discussed and unfortunately misunderstood, even abused in recent times. This paper attempts to examine…

Should Neonatologists Give Opinions Withdrawing Lifesustaining Treatment?

26 December 2016 J.S. Blumenthal-Barby, PhD, a Laura Loftis, MD, a Christy L. Cummings, MD, b William Meadow, MD, PhD, cMonica Lemmon, MD, d Peter A. Ubel, MD, d Laurence McCullough, PhD, a Emily Rao, BA, e John D. Lantos, MDf An infant has a massive intracranial hemorrhage. She is neurologically abstract devastated and ventilator-dependent. The prognosis for pulmonary or neurologic recovery is bleak. The physicians and parents face a choice: withdraw the ventilator…

Why avoid immunisation?

27 July 2016 By Datuk Dr Musa Mohd Nordin Immunisation is one of the components of the child survival strategy of the World Health Organisation (WHO) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef). Every year, million deaths are prevented and 750,000 are saved from disabilities with vaccine-preventable diseases. Please download the full article here.