Meet The Team

WHO WE ARE

CMCTF CHAIR COMMITTEE

CMCTF TEAM LEADS

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

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KNOWLEDGE

TRANSLATION

Dr. Asma Amjad

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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Radio show microphones

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)

Justice
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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