IMAZ Kwekwe Branch and Al Shifa Clinic are Established

IMAZ Kwekwe Branch and Al Shifa Clinic are Established

On his way from Harare, brother Hassen Esat made an overnight stopover in Kwekwe. During his stay, he noticed an emergency ambulance service that was being operated by Muslims. He brought the Idea of establishing an IMAZ Kwekwe Branch with an Al Shifa Clinic. He was tasked to lay the foundation by contacting relevant people for a possible meeting.

  1. Dr. Ashmawy, Dr. Amer, Dr. Sururu, Brother Hassen Esat and Brother Asani formed the delegation that went to Kwekwe to meet the Kwekwe community.
  2. A meeting was held and IMAZ Kwekwe branch was established.
  3. Sister Medina Ramjee was appointed Chairperson of the Kwekwe branch.
  4. IMAZ Kwekwe Branch was established

4th APRIL 2009- MEDICAL OUTREACH CAMP

Using the mobile clinic an outreach camp was conducted by the Islamic Medical Association of Zimbabwe in How Mine about 45km from Bulawayo.

  1. Dr. Malango screed patients.
  2. 25 benefitted.

18th APRIL 2009 – FIRST IMAZ CATARACT EYE CAMP IS HELD IN BULAWAYO

  1. The first cataract eye camp was held at Richard Morris (Government) Hospital.
  2. Dr. Sarkiss led the camp and was assisted by Dr. Shana,  Dr. Phiri
  3. 16 benefited.
Eye Camp Beneficiaries

9th MAY 2009 – MEDICAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME

  1. A general screening outreach camp was conducted in Turk Mine about 60km from Bulawayo
  2. 20 benefitted.

23rd MAY 2009- MEDICAL OUTREACH PROGRAMME

  1. An outreach programme was conducted at How Mine
  2. 20 benefitted

14th JUNE 2009 – MALE CIRCUMCISION CAMP

a. Dr. Ashmawy and Dr. Sururu conducted circumcisions while Dr. Atif administered anaesthetics to beneficiaries.
b. 20 benefitted.

26th JULY 2009 – LOBENGULA MEDICAL OUTREACH CAMP

  1. Lobengula township was the recipient of the second outreach camp
  2. 160 benefited

9th AUGUST 2009 – FIRST IMAZ KWEKWE BRANCH MALE CIRCUMCISION CAMP

  1. A mobilisation effort was made for both Kwekwe and Gweru to get beneficiaries that needed the circumcision service.
  2. 45 benefited from Gweru and Kwekwe.
IMAZ Kwekwe branch circumcision
IMAZ Kwekwe branch circumcision beneficiaries
Post Circumcision Celebrations in Gweru, Zimbabwe

24th OCTOBER 2009 – SECOND CATARACT EYE CAMP

A second eye camp was held on this day at Richard Morris Hospital in Bulawayo. The usual team conducted the operations.

20 benefited from the effort.

Dr. Sarkiss conducting an eye operation

END OF THIRD YEAR 2009 REVIEW

  1. Kwekwe IMAZ branch established
  2. 226 screened patients
  3. 40 eye operations
  4. 65 circumcisions
  5. Dental clinic equipment donated

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