Prevention and Healing Conference

Shifa Group


Dec 21, 2019

Toronto, Ontario

Conference Overview:

Prevention & Healing aimed 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 weekend was filled with lectures and workshops based around the concept of Islamic Healthcare and how it ties into Bioethics.


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Conference Speakers:

Dr. Aasim Padela

Engaging the Field of Academic Bioethics

Dr. Rafaqat Rashid

Introduction to Principles of Islamic Medicine

Dr. Sharif Kaf al-Ghazal

Al Zahrawi: The Pioneer of Modern Surgery

Dr. Hatem al-Haj

Preventive Medicine in the Islamic Tradition

Dr. Hasan Awan

Towards an Islamic Model of Holistic Healthcare