As written in the New Vision By Lillian Namusoke Magezi
Uganda has been chosen to host the 36th Federation of Islamic Medical Associations (FIMA) council meeting in 2019. Information from the Ministry of Health shows that the meeting will be held between July 21 and 28, 2019.
This decision to have the meeting hosted by Uganda was taken during the 34th FIMA council meeting which took place in Istanbul, Turkey from July18 to 21.
The Federation of Islamic Medical Associations consists of Islamic Medical Associations from 41 countries and is expected to be expanded to include more countries, noted a statement from the health ministry.
FIMA was established in December 1981 by a group of Muslim Physicians and health professionals from Canada, US, India, Pakistan, Indonesia, Jordan, South Africa, Sudan, Nigeria, and United Kingdom, who met in Orlando, Florida in USA.