The Muslim Health Network has been
established to play a principle role in promoting, preserving, and
protecting health and health education amongst Muslim Communities
in the UK. The strategic aspirations of the network are to improve
the standard of health and well being within the community through information,
support, news, advice, events and the promotion of general health issues.
The network will endeavour to encourage and organise co-operation between
and statutory authorities engaged in health improvement and promotion
activity within the community. It will further attempt to redress
health inequalities and to advance education and training in health
issues affecting the United Kingdoms 1.6 million Muslim community.
The Muslim Health Network
Board and Structure
The MHN working committee is composed of a board of trustees, support organisations
and an advisory medical panel. The board of trustees comprises of a diverse
array of professionals from the health, media, education and business sectors.
Support organisations and affiliates include a multitude of established and
accepted institutions working within the Muslim community, such as mosques,
charities, community welfare groups, Islamic book shops, Muslim schools, sports
and social groups. All health initiatives, news and advice will be supervised
by the MHN medical panel made up of GP’s, dentists, opticians, health
specialists and practitioners.
The MHN working committee will be
responsible for collating, preparing and disseminating health promotion,
education, support, advice and training via customised health campaigns,
newsletters, seminars and community events. All initiatives and
campaigns will be initialised at both regional and national level,
with the participation of government departments, NHS, Primary Care
Trusts, hospitals, official organisations such as the BHF, QUIT,
Diabetes UK etc, community groups/businesses, mosques and health
MHN aims to improve the health and
wellbeing of the Muslim community and all individuals who interact
organisation, through the outlined schedule, with the partnership,
support and assistance from key institutions and health professionals.
Our ethos is to build friendly, co-operative and strategic alliances
with all community and health operatives.
MHN Operational Framework