Using community radio stations as a medium of educating individuals the IMA offers Muslim patients a deep insight into medical problems and possible solutions using conventional medicine as well Quran and Sunnah. The IMA is affiliated to 2 community radio stations, Radio Al Ansar and Radio 786.
IMASA Cape Town continues to be a source of benefit to the community Alhamdulillah. Since mid-November 2013, IMA Health file is now broadcasted every Sunday evening from 18:00-19:00. We are inviting specialists as well as organizations in as guest speakers. The jingle for the programme is: “Radio 786 Health file in association with Islamic Medical Association (Cape Town Branch) with your health at heart”.
> IMASA Cape Town Health File on Radio 786 & 100.4fm,
co-ordinated by Tougheeda Watson-Waja on Sunday evenings at 8 to 9 pm.
> IMA Medical File Programmes – IMASA Durban co-ordinated and presented by Dr Farouk Haffejee on Saturday
mornings at 10 am and every Monday evening at 8:30 pm on Radio Al Ansaar on 90.4FM.
Radio slots we have hosted since January 2014:
> 5th January 2014: Health & Exercise – Nabeel Yassin (Biokinetist)
> 12th Jan 2014: General Orthopaedics – Dr Haroun Ahmed (Orthopaedic Surgeon)
> 19th Jan 2014: Braille Awareness – LOFOB (League of Friends of Blind) Representatives
> 26th Jan 2014: Ethnic Skin – Dr Dilshaad Asmal (Dermatologist)
> 2nd Feb 2014: Pregnancy Awareness – Dr Malikah van der Schyff (Gynaecologist/Obstetrician)
> 9th Feb 2014: Cancer Screening Awareness – Dr Nafisa Khan (G.P)
> 16th Feb 2014: Cancer Treatments – Dr Imran Parker (Consultant Oncologist)
> 23rd Feb 2014: Human Papilloma Virus Vaccination – Dr Sonia Botha (District Health Department)
> 1st March 2014: Healthy Lifestyles – Ms. Salaamah Solomons (Dietician)
> 9th March 2014: World Kidney Awareness – Mrs Rasheda Samaai (Renal Unit)
> 16th March 2014: World Glaucoma Awareness – Dr M.D. Saloojee (Ophthalmologist)
> 29th March 2014: TB Awareness – Dr Fa’ad Conrad (Senior Medical Officer)
> ITV / IMASA” Health Matters” show, Tuesday Evenings, 20h30 -21h30,
DSTV CHANNEL 347 – presented by Dr Shoyab Wadee, Dr Yakub Essack & Sister Shaheda Omar