- A 5-week course with a practical focus: What is the Islamic ruling for some of the innovations and practices in modern medicine?
- Cover the most commonly met-with impermissible medicinal ingredients
- Learn about transplants, genetic engineering, abortion, contraception and infertility treatments
- Learn about cosmetic surgery and when a ventilator machine can and cannot be switched off.
- Get the answers you need from Mufti Sarfraz
About the Course
This course will give you a practical introduction to the Islamic rulings pertaining to the medical choices faced by today’s Muslims. The course shall look at five main areas:
- Haram substances used in medicine
- Organ/Skin (including hair) transplantation
- Reproductive medicine
- Cosmetic surgery
- End of life ethical issues
The modern allopathic medical industry has witnessed many revolutionary developments in medicine, surgical capabilities, and biotechnology—cutting-edge products and services which are available to the masses. Muslims must be aware of the Islamic rulings pertaining to these issues before availing themselves of many of the conveniences of modern medicine.
Mufti Sarfraz shall guide students through the relevant issues, and answer your questions pertaining to Islamic medical ethics.
This is a short course that shall be taught over 5-weeks, with classes meeting for once a week for a Live Class:
- Week 1: Introduction; Principles related to Prophetic medicine; Impermissible substances
- Case Studies: Rotarix vaccine, Fluenz vaccine
- Week 2: Organ transplants (human/animal); Hair/Skin transplants; Blood transfusion
- Case Study: Stoma surgery
- Week 3: Abortion; Contraception; Infertility treatment; Genetic engineering; Gender selection
- Week 4: Teeth and body modifications; Botox; Ventilator machines; Euthanasia
- Week 5: Post mortem and medical uses of the dead body; Embalming; Transporting the dead overseas
Who is Mufti Sarfraz? And why you shouldn't miss out on this course…
Mufti Sarfraz Mohammed has been a sharia advisory board member and consultant for the Halal Monitoring Committee (HMC) since 2010.
A British-born Muslim scholar who is educated in both the Islamic and Western traditions, he has trained extensively with the world-renowned scholar and Justice, Mufti Muhammad Taqi Usmani, in Islamic Jurisprudence and Fatwa pertaining to contemporary fiqh issues related to modern medicine and science.
With his credentialed academic background and teaching experience, combined with his extensive fatwa-issuing and research experience in the West in a professional capacity as a sharia advisor, this course presents the ideal opportunity for you to learn about contemporary issues in medicine from the most trustworthy of sources, and ask all your questions to a trained mufti.
Did you know that the Islamic rulings regarding haram substances used in food differ from those used in a medicinal context?
Cases of absolute necessity are unlike cases of mere need in Islamic Law. However this does not mean that haram substances are a free-for-all when it comes to medicine. One must still have taqwa in applying the sharia to one’s medical choices, Come find out how…