Presentation on theme: "Celebrating TEN YEARS of Community Service"— Presentation transcript:
1 Celebrating TEN YEARS of Community Service AlShifa ClinicCelebrating TEN YEARS of Community Service
2 History1995 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 NorthNorth Memorial HospitalLabCorp Laboratory ServicesRadiology Services
7 Seminars Diabetes during Ramadan Immunizations for Travelers Alternative MedicineMedical Ethics and End of Life IssuesStress ManagementDental HygieneContributions of African Americans in MedicineBreast Cancer; Prostate CancerPreventive Health CareHeart Disease
8 ScreeningsHypertensionDiabetesCholesterolMental Health
9 Partnerships Masjids – Noor, Rahman, others Somali Community Powderhorn Community Center
10 Community Served OPEN TO ALL ICM Visitors – Members and Non-members NeighborsAlAmal School – Teachers, Administrators, othersSupport AlAmal School Nurse needs (eg. Eye examinations)
11 Equipment Examination Table Weighing Scale Blood Pressure Monitor and StethescopeOphthalmoscope and AutoscopeBlood Sugar MonitorSlide Projector, Computer and MonitorCompact RefrigeratorMedications
12 Awards and Recognition Hennepin County Community Service Award – 2000Letter of Recognition from Senator Paul Wellstone – May 2001Council of Asian Pacific Minnesotans Leadership Award – May 2001Recognized in 107th US Congressional Record by Senator Mark Dayton - May 2001
13 Present Operation Hours OPEN – Sundays 11 AM to 2PM Volunteers – Appointments and ScheduleHealth Care Providers (US Licensed).FREE Consultation and Prescription Services.Nominal Fee for Labs and XRays.Elective Consultations OnlyCLINIC 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 InformationAdd 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 PlanningRabiah Hussain – Clinic CoordinatorHalima Mohammed – Clinic CoordinatorTina Bakri – Clinic Coordinator
17 Volunteers Arif Altaf – HCMC Clinic Administrator Fawzi Awad – Social ServicesJudy Awad – Social ServicesZaheer Baber – ex-President of ICMNazneen Khatoon – Home Health Care
18 Volunteer Health Care Providers Dr. Hyder M. Khan - PediatricsDr. Mehmood Khan – EndocrinologyDr. Mohammad Yassin - Allergy & ImmunologyDr. Irfan Altafullah - NeurologyDr. Rabia Khan - Family PracticeDr. Fathi Kamsheh – Obstetrics & GynecologyDr. Farha Khan - Endocrinology
19 Volunteer Health Care Providers Dr. Bangean Abdullah – Family PracticeDr. Mohammad Eldeeb – Oral & Maxillofacial SurgeryDr. Irfan Khan Sandozi - GastroenterologyDr. Afshan Anjum – Psychiatry (Child & Adolescent)Dr. Onaiza Ansar – Psychiatry (Geriatrics)
20 Volunteer Health Care Providers Dr. Sabri Sen - UrologyDr. Bilal Murad - CardiologyDr. Nadeem Iqbal - NeurologyDr. Samira Zoberi – Family PracticeDr. Bushra Dar - Family PracticeDr. Imtiyaz Hussein – Emergency/Family MedDr. Moeen Masood- Neurology
21 Volunteer Health Care Providers Dr. Mesqath Uddin – Internal MedicineDr. Ibrahim Mujir – Family PracticeDr. Amin Rahmatullah – CardiologyDr. Sajad Mir – CardiologyDr. Salman Waheeduddin – Internal MedicineDr. Jaffar Hassan – OphthalmologyMrs. Afira Hassan – OptometryMr. Tamim Saidi -Pharmacy
22 Volunteer Health Care Providers Mrs. Zehra Ansari - PsychologyMs. Laila Gulzar - NursingMr. Saleh Fattah - Pharmacy