IUIU Malawian Medicine Students to attend Medical Camp


Malawi students pursuing Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB) at Islamic University in Uganda (IUIU)-Habib Medical School at Kampala campus will attend the 18th International Federation of Islamic Medical Associations (FIMA) students’ camp from 3rd to 9th January, 2020 at IUIU Females’ campus in Kabojja.

According to the invitation letter seen by Malawi Muslim Website, the camp has been organised by Islamic Medical Association of Uganda (IMAU) in conjunction with FIMA under the theme ” Muslim Health Professionals in the Globalization Era,”

Hussein Kosombe is one of Malawian students studying MBChB and he told Malawi Muslim Website that the camp will help them to learn how health facilities operate in other countries.

“The camp will bring together medicine students from several countries . This is a good platform for us to learn how others run their health facilities and apply some of the important skills in Malawi,” Kosombe said.

IUIU-Habib Medical School has six male and one female Malawian students studying MBChB.

Four students are pursuing Bachelor of Nursing Sciences at the same medical school.

The camp has been sponsored by the Islamic Medical Association of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (IMAKSA)