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SEXUAL HEALTH & AIDS

HIV cases 'continue to increase'
The number of people with HIV in the UK has risen by more than 5,000 in a year, statistics show..
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AIDS awareness in sermons
The most effective way to raise awareness on AIDS is through Friday sermons. More


Naz Project London (NPL) benefits from pioneering coinvestment
Naz Project London, which provides sexual health and HIV prevention and support services to Black and minority ethnic (BME) communities has been selected to benefit from a pioneering investment collaboration. More

YEMEN: Religious leaders discuss anti-aids strategies.
A four-day meeting of religious leaders in the Yemeni capital of Sana was part of a programme to involve religious leaders in raising awareness and breaking the silence about HIV/AIDS in the Arab world. More

EVENTS LOG

FREE COMPUTER CLASSES: With Arabic Language Support
Don’t Know How To Use a computer? Want to Start Learning About It? Join 'Migrant Resource Centre' for free beginners classes on Wednesdays 10:00 -12:00 (free crèche) and Fridays 10:30-12:30. at 24 Churton Street, Pimlico, London, SW1V 2LP.
Tel: 0207 834 66 50
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OPEN DAY & SALE:
Workshop & Company

An opportunity to:

Find out about 'Routes to Employment' and exciting new project 'Pathways to Learning'.
Buy unique products made by Workshop & Company members.

There will be 2 information sessions / tours of the building. If you would like to join one please arrive for 2 pm or 3 pm.
Venue: 26 Newman Street, W1T 1PW, Thursday 18th August 2005
12.00 to 5.30 p.m. Further info call 020 8746 5769

SUMMER FESTIVAL: St Mary’s open to community
St Mary’s invites you for a sneaky peak at one of London’s most hospitals. There are attractions for everyone: a special celebrity appearance, kids entertainers, a bouncy castle, stalls, competitions and the chance to find out about career opportunities at St Mary’s. Visit our museum, tour an theatre and get a health check with the Occupational Health Team. Sit back and enjoy the live and on offer.
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OLDER SOHO/WEST END RESIDENT’S:
First Health Fair
Would You Like To Speak To: -- Community Police GP -- Service Reps -- Pharmacists -- Dieticians -- Pals -- Podiatrists -- Westminster City -- And more ? Then come along to Soho Centre For Health And Care in Frith Street on 20th September 2005 10am to 4pm. Organised by Westminster Primary Care Trust.
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FREE DROP IN CRÈCHE: For migrant and refugee families
Come along and leave your child to have fun and play for 3 hours with the Migrants Resource Center in London SW1
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MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES: Community public meeting
Discuss future plans on Thursday 2 June 2005 at 6.45pm in Kensington Town Hall. Arranged by The Patient and Public Involvement Forum for the Central and North West London Mental Health NHS Trust.
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WESTMINSTER CARERS FAIR: Health, Learning and Leisure
Varied information stalls and complementary therapies, fun activities like quizzes - with prizes galore.
Find out more about:

  • Affordable opportunities for fun activity
  • The Expert Patient Programme
  • Opportunities for learning – including individual professional guidance
  • Looking after your health as a carer – including injury prevention
  • Getting a break from Caring.

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THREE WORLDS GREAT MEETING: Refugee access to information day
Occurs 25th June 2005, catering for Turkish, Kurdish, Somali and Latin American communities. Organised by

  • Refugee Worker`s Cultural Association
  • Ifteen Somali Women`s Association
  • Latin America Advisory Commitee

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Religious Slaughter - Halal and Humane
date updated -2 August 2007
A seminar jointly organised by
The Muslim Council of Britain
and The London Muslim Centre
on Thursday, 26th July 2007
The guest speaker:
Professor Joe Regenstein, Professor of Food Science Cornell University, USA
Other Speakers:
Dr. Yunes Teinaz, The London Central Mosque Trust & the Islamic Cultural Centre
Dr. Abdul Majid Katme, Islamic Medical Association
Meet the Guests & Speakers:

Guests & Speakers at the seminar

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Dr. Yunes Teinaz & Professor Joe Regenstein

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Director LMC Dilowar Hussain Khan & Professor Joe Regenstein

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Dr Shuja Shafi & Professor Joe Regenstein

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Humane Restraints & Aids
for Kosher, Halal and
General Hand Slaughter

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INTERNET VIDEO
VIEWINGS REQUIRE FLASH 8
 MIRACLE OF BISMILLAH:
Scientific proofs of blessings of Allah's name (IN ARABIC)
Scientists, professors and meat experts discuss and verify measurable differences between halal and non-halal meat. Video appears after test screen.
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Courtesy TBC
 WATCHDOG:
Killer meat in Londons Butchers
'Not fit for a dog' smokies and other illicit meat widely for sale under-the-counter.
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'HORRENDOUS' CJD DEATH
Father speaks of heartbreak at son's devastating decline from killer brain disease CJD.
Wales This Week looks at a practice which is potentially putting lives at risk while making bandit farmers rich. Dr Yunes Teinaz, who works in the frontline in the war against illegal meat.
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LATEST PRESS RELEASES

From ICC & partner organisations Covering issues affecting Britain's Muslim Community

Dr Amer leaves ICC
 

NOW WASH YOUR HANDS
Focus for National Food Safety Week 2005

Warning as illegal meat campaign launched
Flu Poster / Arabic
Faith and Food
Documentary Exposes Meat racketeer
Britains Worst Farmer
SURVEY VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED
HOW EASY IT IS TO BUY FRESH FOOD IN HACKNEY
Interview local shopkeepers - Help conduct surveys of local shops and the fresh produce that they sell
Research in London has shown that some communities have problems accessing affordable, fresh food. In Hackney we are interested in finding out the situation in four areas: Chatham, New River, Hackney Wick and Kings Park.
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PETITION
FEMALE GENITAL MUTILATION
End it in Sudan
Petition to Sudan Minister of Justice and Attorney General:
December 6th, another innocent little girl lost her life to the brutality of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM). A doctor at Khartoum Bahari Hospital to which the victim, four year old Enaam Abdelwahab from Abu- Deleeg was submitted, reported that she died due to excessive bleeding and blood poisoning after being submitted to this cruel tradition.
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HAJJ
ADVICE TO BRITISH HAJJIS
Leaflet from FCO, Muslim community & Organisations
The Foreign & Commonwealth Office and the Hajj Advisory Group know how deeply important the Hajj is to all those who attend it. This year around 25,000 British Hajjis will attend the Hajj in order to perform this demanding and fulfilling act in the name of Allah, the most beneficent the most merciful. The aim of this leaflet is to assist you in preparing for the Hajj and to explain what services the British Hajj Delegation can offer British Pilgrims in Saudi Arabia.
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COURTESY EUROSURVEILLANCE
COMMUNICABLE DISEASE
And other health risks and current official guidance for pilgrims in 2006
By Dr. Shuja Shafi
Hajj, the Muslim pilgrimage to Mecca, is the largest annual gathering of its kind in the world. All adult Muslims who are physically and financially able to do so have a religious
obligation to make the pilgrimage once in their lifetime, and each year, over two million Muslims from around the world gather in Mecca.
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ARTICLES
COURTESY British Medical Journal
HOW ISLAM CHANGED MEDICINE
Arab physicians and scholars laid the basis for medical practice in Europe
Islamic civilisation once extended from India in the east to the Atlantic Ocean in the west. Buildings in Andalusia such as the Alhambra in Granada, the Mezquita in Cordoba, and the Giralda in Seville are reminders of the architectural imprint this civilisation left on western Europe. . More
DID YOU SEE?
THE GLAMOUR OF GRIME

8 November 2005
The BBC's Life of Grime documentary series, which began by shadowing local authority rat-catchers and food safety enforcement officers in the UK, has now spawned spin-off programmes in New York and put the behind-the-scenes, often prosaic work of environmental health officers firmly on the TV map.
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SHOULD I WORRY ABOUT... TAKE AWAYS?

Thu 14 Jul, 7:00 pm - 7:30 pm 30mins
Richard Hammond eats takeaways at least twice a week. The average family will eat up to 10,000 of them over a lifetime. But what exactly is in our favourite curries, chow meins, burgers and kebabs? . More

DOWNLOAD LEAFLETS

INDUSTRY GUIDES TO GOOD HYGIENE PRACTICE:
Covers the Food Safety Regulations 1995, produced by Chadwick House Group Ltd

Catering Guide
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Baking Guide
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Retail Guide
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FOOD GUIDES

English, Arabic, Turkish and Urdu language versions available

PUBLIC SECTOR CATERING
A Halal meat special edition newsletter from British Meat Food Service, contains advice on:

   Marketing opportunities
Local Authority and Muslim meals
Halal recipes
New product information
Nutritional benefits and much more

A FOOD GUIDE FOR MUSLIM SHOPPERS

Useful food advice prepared for Muslims by LACORS and Food Standards Agency

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EMBRACE - BME Health Forum Newsletter
Official newsletter of the Kensington & Chelsea and Westminster BME (Black & Minority Ethnic) Health Forum.

   Meeting on access to health services for older people from BME communities
Volunteer Centre Westminster Refugee Project
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FEATURE
Dispenser for Zamzam water ZAMZAM WATER: Studies and Research Center
Created under Royal Decreeby to secure supply quality & quantity, it has so far set up a series of investigative projects to manage and sustain supplies in face of increasing demand from residents and pilgrims.
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LITERATURE LINKS
NEWLY ARRIVED AFRICANS: Free UK Booklets
Four booklets, with information for newly arrived Africans are now available at THT i.e.-
-Healthcare services
-Managing money in the UK
-Finding somewhere to live and
- Staying in the UK.
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