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COVID-19 Practical Guide for the Muslim Community

COVID-19 is a global pandemic affecting more than 100 countries across the world. In the UK more than 20,000 people have died in hospital, with many more in the community. Black And Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities are at a higher risk of serious illness and death. The Muslim community is at particular risk, with causes being multi-factorial ranging from structural, social, economic, cultural, faith, linguistic, behavioural, physiological and genetic factors thought to be implicated.

The measures in this guide are a framework to understand how you can keep yourself, family, the vulnerable and wider community safe.

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Finding Light in the Pandemic

The pandemic has sweeped the global nation on a scale we could not have imagined, and understandably has brought with it a lot of concerns and worries. 


We have put together a very simple and quick read guide on a few practical things you can do to help your wellbeing during this time; from looking at your thinking patterns to addressing work, home life and social life, we have it covered.


We hope this is a chance to embrace the storm and make positive changes in places in our life that we would not normally reflect on.

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Work and Happiness: A Wellbeing Guide for HCPs During Covid and Beyond

The pandemic swept the global nation, not only bringing with it fears and concerns for the public but for our dedicated Health Care Professionals alike.   It exposed just how hard working and pressured our health care system and workforce has been under, even before the pandemic. Although we know that HCPs are resilient people, putting the needs of others in altruistic jobs can lead to higher rates of poor mental health and wellbeing. 

We have put together a very simple and quick read guide on a few practical things you can do to help your wellbeing during this time and


We hope this is a chance to make positive changes in our life, and realise that in order to be in the best position to look after others as part of our job, we need to look after ourselves first.

About Us

The Muslim Doctors Association is a non-profit, voluntary organisation founded in 2004. Our team of doctors, dentists and allied health professionals work within local communities to empower and support individuals to lead healthier lives. 

Our mission, by using faith and culturally sensitive methods, is to inspire physical, spiritual and emotional well-being amongst local communities and in particular, minority populations within the United Kingdom.

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