On April 26, 2021, our team at the Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) launched the #HelpIndiaBreathe campaign to raise critical funding for medical supplies and equipment needed to provide aid to individuals suffering from India’s severe COVID-19 outbreak as highlighted in media and communicated by our partners on the ground. By May of 2021, an estimated 27 million infections had been confirmed and more than 300,000 people were dead.
LOMBARD, Ill. — Dr. Marium Husain and Dr. Anam Tariq, longtime leaders and supporters of the Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) will serve as the organization’s first time female president and vice president duo. Husain is heavily involved with IMANA’s work to improve public health education and domestic projects related to food insecurity, women’s health, reproductive health, and climate change. Tariq has long worked to promote public health education and access to preventive care with IMANA and the World Health Organization. Husain and Tariq assume their roles as IMANA continues to respond to the global COVID pandemic and organize international public health missions.