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AlShifa Clinic

AlShifa Clinic

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AlShifa Clinic

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  1. AlShifa Clinic Celebrating TEN YEARS of Community Service

  2. History • 1995 Summer – Core Group of individuals from community meet to discuss idea of FREE COMMUNITY CLINIC. Researched models, visited local clinics and developed proposal and model. • 1996 January – Started Phase 1 with monthly screenings and seminars. • 1996 Summer – Site remodel, Equipment procured, Volunteers recruited and Advertisement. • 1996 September – Launched AlShifa Clinic with HC Commissioner Peter McClaughlin as keynote speaker.

  3. Contributions • ICM – provided Space and Remodeling. • Donations – Private from community members; Equipment and $$. • Research and Planning – Community Physicians, Health Care Administrators and Youth. • Volunteers – Physicians, Office Administration, Health Care Professionals.

  4. Collaborations • Hennepin County Medical Center – Medicine Clinic • Hennepin Care North • North Memorial Hospital • LabCorp Laboratory Services • Radiology Services

  5. Initial Services Planned • Routine Physicals • Prenatal Care • Mental Health • School Annual Physical Examinations • Health Education

  6. Administration • Office Administration • Outreach • Scheduling • Inventory Maintenance • Documentation

  7. Seminars • Diabetes during Ramadan • Immunizations for Travelers • Alternative Medicine • Medical Ethics and End of Life Issues • Stress Management • Dental Hygiene • Contributions of African Americans in Medicine • Breast Cancer; Prostate Cancer • Preventive Health Care • Heart Disease

  8. Screenings • Hypertension • Diabetes • Cholesterol • Mental Health

  9. Partnerships • Masjids – Noor, Rahman, others • Somali Community • Powderhorn Community Center

  10. Community Served • OPEN TO ALL • ICM Visitors – Members and Non-members • Neighbors • AlAmal School – Teachers, Administrators, others • Support AlAmal School Nurse needs (eg. Eye examinations)

  11. Equipment • Examination Table • Weighing Scale • Blood Pressure Monitor and Stethescope • Ophthalmoscope and Autoscope • Blood Sugar Monitor • Slide Projector, Computer and Monitor • Compact Refrigerator • Medications

  12. Awards and Recognition • Hennepin County Community Service Award – 2000 • Letter of Recognition from Senator Paul Wellstone – May 2001 • Council of Asian Pacific Minnesotans Leadership Award – May 2001 • Recognized in 107th US Congressional Record by Senator Mark Dayton - May 2001

  13. Present Operation • Hours OPEN – Sundays 11 AM to 2PM • Volunteers – Appointments and Schedule • Health Care Providers (US Licensed). • FREE Consultation and Prescription Services. • Nominal Fee for Labs and XRays. • Elective Consultations Only • CLINIC IS NOT EQUIPPED FOR URGENT CARE OR EMERGENCIES

  14. Future Goals • Expand space to accommodate at least 5 examination rooms. • Designated Waiting Area for patients/families. • Computer & Internet – Patient Records Information • Add Equipment. • Designated Clinic Director and Scheduler to manage inventory, triage phone calls, patient appointments and physician scheduling.

  15. Future Goals • Advertisement and PR. • Increase Volunteer Health Care Providers. • Increase Clinic Hours – 7 Days. • Expand Services – Preventive Health Services, Consultations, Remote Triage and Transportation Services, Workshops, Training.

  16. Volunteers • Zarina Baber – Clinic Director • Asma Khatoon – Research and Planning • Rabiah Hussain – Clinic Coordinator • Halima Mohammed – Clinic Coordinator • Tina Bakri – Clinic Coordinator

  17. Volunteers • Arif Altaf – HCMC Clinic Administrator • Fawzi Awad – Social Services • Judy Awad – Social Services • Zaheer Baber – ex-President of ICM • Nazneen Khatoon – Home Health Care

  18. Volunteer Health Care Providers • Dr. Hyder M. Khan - Pediatrics • Dr. Mehmood Khan – Endocrinology • Dr. Mohammad Yassin - Allergy & Immunology • Dr. Irfan Altafullah - Neurology • Dr. Rabia Khan - Family Practice • Dr. Fathi Kamsheh – Obstetrics & Gynecology • Dr. Farha Khan - Endocrinology

  19. Volunteer Health Care Providers • Dr. Bangean Abdullah – Family Practice • Dr. Mohammad Eldeeb – Oral & Maxillofacial Surgery • Dr. Irfan Khan Sandozi - Gastroenterology • Dr. Afshan Anjum – Psychiatry (Child & Adolescent) • Dr. Onaiza Ansar – Psychiatry (Geriatrics)

  20. Volunteer Health Care Providers • Dr. Sabri Sen - Urology • Dr. Bilal Murad - Cardiology • Dr. Nadeem Iqbal - Neurology • Dr. Samira Zoberi – Family Practice • Dr. Bushra Dar -  Family Practice • Dr. Imtiyaz Hussein – Emergency/Family Med • Dr. Moeen Masood- Neurology

  21. Volunteer Health Care Providers • Dr. Mesqath Uddin – Internal Medicine • Dr. Ibrahim Mujir – Family Practice • Dr. Amin Rahmatullah – Cardiology • Dr. Sajad Mir – Cardiology • Dr. Salman Waheeduddin – Internal Medicine • Dr. Jaffar Hassan – Ophthalmology • Mrs. Afira Hassan – Optometry • Mr. Tamim Saidi -Pharmacy

  22. Volunteer Health Care Providers • Mrs. Zehra Ansari - Psychology • Ms. Laila Gulzar - Nursing • Mr. Saleh Fattah - Pharmacy