Meet The Team

WHO WE ARE

The heart and passion behind the Task Force are its volunteers, without whom the work and successes of everything we do would not be possible.

CMCTF CHAIR COMMITTEE

CMCTF TEAM LEADS

Asma: BSc Hons (Bio), BA (Psych), MD, CCFP Family Physician Vice President, Muslim Medical Association of Canada (MMAC)

Yousuf: MD Candidate 2022, University of Toronto

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KNOWLEDGE

TRANSLATION

Dr. Asma Amjad & Yousuf Ahmed

Continuously researches and curates knowledge and materials that inform the development of statements, guidelines and information for public release.

Chart & Stethoscope
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COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Samiya Abdi & Urz Heer

Establishes contact and maintains relationships with Canadian Muslim communities, organizations and other community based COVID-19 task forces across the country.

Praying Together

Samiya: MPH, Public Health Specialist

Urz: Senior Advisor, Stakeholder Relations & Governmental Affairs, Lead Equity Office

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SPECIAL EVENTS

Mariyam Lightwala

Organize events and initiatives that reflect the mandate of the organization including town halls and webinars.

Operations and Development Officer, CivicAction

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ADVOCACY

Mustafa Farooq

Advocates for the rights of Canadian Muslims and organizations with all 3 levels of government, addresses legal matters and coordinates mainstream media engagements.

CEO of National Canadian Council of Muslims (NCCM)

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COMMUNICATIONS

Tariq Syed & Aadil Mamuji

Tariq: Technology Specialist, Event Director & Film Producer with focus on community building.

Aadil: MSc, Technology, Media and Communications expert. Executive Relations.

Manages various platforms to disseminate content to stakeholders and the public via our website, social media channels and mailing lists.

ADVISORY GROUPS

Vasculature of the Heart

HEALTH

Healthcare workers, scientists, public health experts, epidemiologists, and public health liaisons

Quran and Prayer Beads

SPIRITUAL

Scholars, Imams and Masjid administrators

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COMMUNITY

Muslim community organizations, charities, not-for-profits and community leaders

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Dr. M. Hashim Khan

MBBS MPH FRCPC
Respirologist
Co-Director of Education, Muslim Medical Association of Canada (MMAC)

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Imam Refaat Mohamed

President, Canadian Council of Imams (CCI)

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Sr. Rufaida Mohammed

Operations and Development Officer, CivicAction

VOLUNTEERS

Special
Events

Tamer E. El-Diarby

Tibyan Ahmed

Yasmeen Razvi

Nighat Nabi

Mehreen Shami

Knowledge Translation

Yasmeen Razvi

Danyaal Ladha

Ayesha Khan

Dr. Fatima Kamalia

Shazz Mohamed Nalir

Communications & Media

Shaimaa Helal

Ahmed Bagit

Yasmeen Razvi

Farrwa Urooj

Nooh Kabir

Mehreen Shami

Noor Khatib

Omar Nihal

Community Outrech

Dr. Shaza Fadel

Shazz Mohamed Nalir

Nighat Nabi

Farah Khan

Sheneeza Kanji

Imam Imran Ally

Imam Irshad Omar

Kashif Prizada

Danish Khan

Sara Ahmed

Fatih Awil