University of Illinois Sponsors Conference on Health Care for Muslim Women

March 3, 2005

Source: AScribe Newswire

On March 3, 2005 AScribe Newswire reported, "'Patient-centered Health Care for Muslim Women in the United States' is the topic of a conference March 4 and 5 at the University of Illinois at Chicago that brings together consumers, providers and national experts to discuss culturally appropriate health care for Muslim women. Dr. Memoona Hasnain, director of research and assistant professor of public health in family medicine at UIC, is the principal conference organizer. From her own experiences as a Muslim woman and a physician, as well as from published studies and an informal survey of female Muslim students and family medicine providers at UIC, Hasnain concluded that there is a need for ongoing discussion and additional research on the subject."