For health professionals, this informative and educational prerecorded webinar aims to create awareness of CAB's (Conciliation and Arbitration Board) services and provide the tools needed to act as ambassadors for CAB within the Jamat. Learn how you as health professionals can become ambassadors of CAB and assist when a dispute arises by encouraging meditation.
For many of us, the past year has been one of loss. Loss of jobs, of health, of financial well-being, of freedom, of a way of life, or perhaps most difficult - of dear loved ones. Pausing to acknowledge this pain, and allowing ourselves to grieve, is critical. What does the grieving process look like, and how can we draw strength from our loved ones, from ourselves, and from our faith, in navigating these turbulent times? This evening, join host and cancer warrior Munira Premji, along with Alwaeza Parinda Chagani, as we turn inwards to give voice to the emotions that often remain unspoken and to explore how we can turn a loss into hope, and hope into strength. President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha provides reflection and guidance given the current climate and COVID-related challenges.
For many of us, the past year has been one of loss. Loss of jobs, of health, of financial well-being, of freedom, of a way of life, or perhaps most difficult - of dear loved ones. Pausing to acknowledge this pain, and allowing ourselves to grieve, is critical. What does the grieving process look like, and how can we draw strength from our loved ones, from ourselves, and from our faith, in navigating these turbulent times? This evening, join host and cancer warrior Munira Premji, along with Alwaeza Parinda Chagani, as we turn inwards to give voice to the emotions that often remain unspoken and to explore how we can turn a loss into hope, and hope into strength. President Ameerally Kassim-Lakha provides reflection and guidance given the current climate and COVID-related challenges.
This session addresses the grieving process and provides understanding pertaining to complicated grief and related challenges. It also provides strategies for coping with the loss of a loved one, as well as tips for supporting bereaved individuals.
Join this candid conversation about heart and brain health across a woman’s lifespan. Dr. Shahin Jaffer (Internal Medicine Specialist and Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of British Columbia) and Dr. Thais Coutinho (Chief of the Division of Cardiac Prevention and Rehabilitation, as well as Chair of the Canadian Women's Heart Health Centre at the Ottawa Heart Institute) come together in this informative webinar to discuss heart health.
During this unprecedented time of COVID-19, join Cancer Warrior Munira Premji as she moderates an informative and highly educational discussion on the threat of influenza and the importance and accessibility of the influenza vaccine, especially this flu season, with Infectious Disease physician Dr. Sunil Varghese and pharmacist Dr. Anisha Lakhani.
Falls are the leading cause of injury-related hospitalizations among older adults in Canada. Join Alwaeza Dr. Ashnoor Nagji, a family physician, and Neemira Abdulla, a physiotherapist, in a discussion moderated by occupational therapist Aliya Satani. They will share information and preventative measures to keep you and your loved ones safe from falls. This will include a simple balance and strengthening exercises.
In this webinar, Kerry Lepicek will explore how various factors, such as sinus problems, acid reflux, diet, diabetes, and medications, can affect your mouth and your breath. She will discuss myths versus true causes of halitosis, and talk about simple steps you can take at home to help improve the health of your mouth. Kerry will also review the importance of brushing and flossing your teeth, and having them professionally cleaned by a dental professional.
Join this discussion on the reduction of illness through vaccination, screening, and early detection, as well as nutrition and exercise. Our panelists for this informative session will be Nafisa Merali (Pharmacist/Diabetes Educator and Board-Certified Geriatric Pharmacist) and Dr. Salma Kassam (Family Physician). The session will be moderated by Munira Premji (Health Advocate, Human Resources Practitioner, and Cancer Warrior).
Join Dr. Zain Chagla, Dr. Karim Ali, and Moderator Shallah Jamal-Somani in a discussion about what is known about the virus, as well as the epidemiology both worldwide and in Canada. They will focus on risk factors, especially as it relates to age groups and medical conditions. The webinar is presented by frontline Infectious Disease Physicians. Dr. Zain Chagla: Completed his BSc and MD at Queen’s University, Internal Medicine Residency at Western University and an Infectious Diseases fellowship from McMaster University. He also has a Masters in Science (Infectious Diseases) and a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene from the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. He is currently an Associate Professor at McMaster University, Co-Medical Director of Infection Control at St. Joseph’s Healthcare in Hamilton, Niagara Health System, as well as a Consultant in Infection Control at Woodstock General Hospital. Through the COVID response, Dr. Chagla has been a part of policy planning locally, provincially, and federally. He has been a part of numerous clinical trials on COVID-19 therapies, as well as had multiple publications on COVID-19 research, epidemiology, testing, and infection control. Dr. Karim Ali: Attended Ziauddin Medical University in Karachi, Pakistan. He then went on to complete his Internal Medicine Residency at Hennepin County Medical Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, as well as his Infectious Disease Fellowship at Creighton University and University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha, Nebraska. Dr. Ali joined Niagara Health in 2012 and established the Division of Infectious Diseases. He currently serves as the Director of the Division of Infectious Diseases and Antimicrobial Stewardship Program at Niagara Health.
To respond to the COVID-19 pandemic, health providers have been forced to take unprecedented measures of closing their doors and restricting access to in-person services. This has accelerated innovation and the adoption of virtual care solutions, to enable health providers to connect clinical services with those in need. As we begin to come out of the COVID lockdown across the country, it is clear that virtual care is here to stay as an alternate or additional model of care. In this webinar, Karima Kanani, a partner at Miller Thomas LLP, will offer an overview of general legal requirements, privacy, and security challenges with virtual care. Participants will leave with a risk management checklist of essential action items for every health provider engaging in virtual care. The session will be moderated by Dr. Ryaz Chagpar, Chairman, Aga Khan Health Board for British Columbia.
Healthy Moms, Healthy Families: Did you know women's health has a direct impact on the well-being of their families? Join us for a panel discussion with esteemed speakers from Women's College Hospital to learn about barriers in women's mental health, and for an inspiring discussion on new initiatives to help bridge these gaps.
Tai Chi and Qigong are both centuries-old systems of the coordinated body –postures, movement, breathing, and mindfulness used for the purposes of health, spirituality, and martial arts training. Join Munira Jiwa and Dr. Salima Shamji as they explore how mindful movement practices help us to unwind, energize, and focus, through both a moderated discussion and demonstrations.
In this inspiring webinar, elite athletes, Sarah Moorji, Hoshang Noor Ali, and Mansoor Afzaly discuss how to work towards training and preparing to be an elite athlete. The discussion was moderated by Serena Adatia. These three athletes currently play at the national and/or international levels to represent their soccer clubs. This webinar explores and shares stories of how these athletes took their passion for soccer and made it a career.
Obesity is a serious condition and has long been considered a “pandemic” in its own right. It is associated with significant health consequences, including an increased risk of hospitalization for a person with COVID-19. Dr. Shahin Jaffer, Clinical Professor of Medicine at UBC, and Nazlin Walji, Clinical Research Manager in the Department of Psychiatry at UBC, in a conversation about the complexity and chronicity of obesity. Being overweight or obese is more than just a number on the scale. Explore the concept of “my best weight,” and learn tips about losing weight using lifestyle and behavior therapy including the 3 Rs: restraint, reflection, and resilience. We also touch upon current medical and surgical options for obesity.
In this week’s physical activity series episode, unwind by participating in a 30 minute Qigong exercise with Salima. Qigong is a century-old system of coordinated body postures, movement, breathing, and mindfulness. All skill levels are welcome!
Learn more about food safety and preventing foodborne illnesses, especially at a time when we are cooking at home more often. We discuss everyday best practices for food handling and preparation, as well as extra precautions to consider during the COVID-19 pandemic.
How is the pandemic affecting our caregivers, specifically mothers with young children? Watch this webinar which will focus on the presentation of COVID-19 in newborn babies and young children, as well as COVID-19 transmission in breast milk. Our panel will also aim to equip mothers with coping strategies to help their young kids deal with mental health challenges related to COVID-19. Lastly, we hope to provide mothers with tools to help them manage their own COVID-19-related anxiety.
Concerned about student mental health and wellness during the COVID crisis? Learn from a child psychologist, mindfulness coach and naturopath on how to recognize mental health concerns and tips and tricks to help you thrive. Presented by AKYSB Canada.
Take a break from your day and unwind by participating in a 30-minute Qigong exercise with Munira Jiwa. Qigong is a century-old system of coordinated body postures, movement, breathing, and mindfulness.

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