Press Releases

IMANA Announces New Executive Director

The Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) today announced the appointment of Nida Saleem as its new Executive Director. Ms. Saleem brings over 20 years of nonprofit experience and a deep commitment to IMANA’s mission.

Islamic Medical Association of North America Expands Footprint to D.C. Area

LOMBARD, Ill. — The Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA) today opens its first permanent office in the DMV area, paving the way for new opportunities and partnerships between local medical organizations and physicians. Located in Fairfax, Virginia, the organization will use the space to expand its relief and advocacy efforts across the D.C. metro region.

Islamic Medical Association of North America’s Statement on #HelpIndiaBreathe COVID-19 Fundraising Campaign

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.

Two Women Now Lead Major Muslim Medical Organization

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.

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