Medical Mission in Cebu
IMANA once again has answered to the call to help those who are suffering. Typhoon Yolanda has been called the greatest storm in History devastating everything in its path. The IMR rapid response assessment team led by Dr. Mohammad NadeemUllah and Dr. Kanwal Chaudhry departed within days after the disaster. The team was directed to Ormoc City the largest city in Leyte Province. Our team has been treating close to 300 patients per day. Read More
IMR Featured in the Muslim Observer
IMANA Medical Relief’s (IMR) 4th Annual Surgical Mission, SaveSmile, was a great success thanks to the support of our donors and our extraordinary volunteer team. Thirty-two Healthcare Professionals and student volunteers traveled from the United States from March 1-8 to Sudan, seeking to help the Sudanese population suffering from the congenital anomalies of cleft lip and palate. Read More
In the summer of last year a violent ethnic cleansing started in Myanmar (Burma) against Rohingyas, an ethnic group living in Burma. IMR provided food, clothing, hygiene kits, and medical supplies. Read More.
IMANA Medical Relief (IMR) in collaboration with Muslim Without Borders (MWB) implemented an emergency food distribution in Syria on February of 2013. Food was distributed to camps and locations that were in great need of food throughout Idlib and Aleppo provinces. Read More
34 healthcare professionals and student volunteers traveled from the United States including three volunteers from Turkey, who came to help the Sudanese population suffering from cleft lip and palate by providing free surgeries to those families in desperate need. In 5 days we provided 200 cleft lip and palate reconstructions. Read More.
Sandy Hook Elementary School
It is times like these when we as Muslims are commanded to share in one another's grief, to show compassion for those at a loss. IMANA Medical Relief (IMR) is immediately releasing $5,000 for the use in providing emotional and therapeutic support for the parents, school children, staff, first responders and the community at large. Read More.
On Saturday August 5th, 2012 IMR hosted a 3-Hour Live Telethon from 1 pm to 4 pm est. on GEO TV. We received very positive feedback, the GEO TV audience came to know about the critical work of IMR for the first time. Due to the enthusiastic support we reconceived both with words of encouragement and financially, we are planning our next 2013 Live Telethon on Saturday, July 20th from 2 pm to 5 pm. Read More
IMR Featured in the Urdu Column of Mashriq, Quetta
May 30, 2012 - It seemed to be a ghost house when a few years back I entered into this office building called Madina House. I could never imagine that one day this heap of ruins will emerge as an elegant edifice to cater the health needs of its impoverished neighborhood. Read More
IMANA Medical Relief (IMR) is once again taking the lead as one of the only US based relief organizations responding to the cries for help. This week IMR will be delivering $50,000 worth of medical supplies to the besieged city of Homs (Syria). Read More.
SaveSmile Mission 2011
The IMANA SaveSmile surgical team arrived late Saturday evening in Sudan. Among the physicians were two plastic surgeons; Dr. Zahir and Dr. Galaria, two anesthesiologists; Dr. Mehr and Dr. Malik, one emergency medical - pediatrician; Dr. Chaudhry, and medical student, Narina Fuseini. Read More.
Pakistan Flood Report
The flooding has reached epic proportions in Pakistan. Twelve million affected and there is no end insight. After talks with the World Health Organization and briefings with the State Dept, it was evident that someone has to help, and like Indonesia, Kashmir-Pakistan, Gaza, Haiti and Sudan - IMANA responds. Read More.
IMR In Somalia
Mogadishu, Somalia remains ignored. Cholera has already spread like a wildfire taking the lives of all it is inflicting. I met one mother who lost a child everyday that week and was left with one child, who also was suffering from cholera. Imagine loosing a child, yet alone, one every night for three nights in a row. Read More.
July 24th, 2011 IMANA Medical Relief was proud to announce the inauguration of its’ mobile clinic for the flood affected of Southern Punjab. IMR in collaboration with the Pakistani Islamic Medical Association and Federation of Islamic Medical Associations has established this mobile clinic. Read More.
Dr. Ismail Mehr Visits East Africa
Dr. Ismail Mehr traveled on behalf of IMANA Medical Relief (IMR) to assess the crisis in East Africa in August of 2011. Over 12.4 million were affected and hundreds of thousands dead in what was being called the worst famine in the Horn of Africa in the last century. Read More.
Dr. Labib Syed arrived in Tunisia on March 6th on behalf of IMANA Relief to assess the Libyan crisis. The Libyan crisis has resulted in over ninety thousand people of different nationalities crossing over into Tunisia, leading to a humanitarian crisis. As always, IMANA Relief was amongst the first to respond. Read More.
The Egyptian protests have resulted in hundreds loosing their lives and thousands being injured. The healthcare system has been overwhelmed to say the least. Over five hundred of those injured are in need of urgent surgical care. Read More
IMANA Relief deployed a 12 person medical relief team three days after the ceasefire between Gaza and Israel. Israeli attacks had left large portions of Gaza in ruins with a complete disruption of an already overwhelmed and substandard medical infrastructure. The IMANA Relief team was the first North American relief team in Gaza. Read More.
IMANA Team Advises President of Pakistan
On August 20th the IMANA Relief team returned to Islamabad after spending a week in the Charsadda and Nowshera districts providing desperately needed medical and humanitarian aid. Mr. Asif Zardari the President of Pakistan invited the team for a debriefing meeting. Read More
IMANA Relief was active in early response of the devastating Pakistan earthquake in 2005 that left over 80,000 killed and innumerable people injured. IMANA teams spent over two months in the affected areas in northwest Pakistan. Read More.