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Halal and Haram in Medication Choice: Fiqh and Contemporary Processes (Bioethics Series)

  • 21 July 2024
  • 11:00 AM
  • Virtual via Zoom



Join us for an enlightening event on the topic of "Halal and Haram in Medication Choice: Fiqh and Contemporary Processes," part of the esteemed Bioethics Series.


  • In-depth discussions on the fiqh (Islamic jurisprudence) perspective on medication.
  • Contemporary processes in medication choice and their alignment with halal principles.  


  • Shaykh Dr. Rafāqat Rashid

Shaykh Dr. Rafāqat Rashid is a distinguished Shari’ah scholar and medical professional, known for his extensive work in merging Islamic jurisprudence with contemporary medical ethics. As the co-founder of al-Balagh Academy, he has been instrumental in developing popular international medical fiqh programmes.

  • Dr. Shurjeel Choudhri

Dr. Shurjeel Choudhri brings a wealth of experience from the pharmaceutical industry, offering a unique perspective on the scientific and ethical considerations in medication choice. His leadership at Bayer Inc. highlights his commitment to integrating ethical standards in medical and scientific affairs.


Date: Sun Jul 21, 2024

Time: 11 AM ET

Location: Virtual via Zoom


MMAC Members: FREE

 General Public: $10

DEADLINE:  Fri Jun 19, 2024 at 6:00 PM ET

This webinar is open to MMAC members and non-members.  Membership is free for medical students, residents/fellows, and basic staff physician members. To become a member of the MMAC, please click here

After registering, you will receive a dedicated unique Zoom link to join the meeting the night before the virtual meeting.  

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