Health Forum

Vision: To improve the Physical and Psychological health and well-being of Muslims in Bolton.

The groups key aims and objectives are:

  • To identify key issues affecting the communities health needs.
  • To work with key stakeholders to facilitate, resolve or arbitrate in matters relating to health.
  • To act as a consultative body for agencies and the community.
  • To develop a strategy for the health of the Muslim community.
  • To collate vital data and statistics that will assist the delivery of the above aims and objectives.
  • To organise forums / sub groups and health events that facilitate the above.

For further information contact : Yunus Bobat - 01204 363680

2017 Hajj & Umrah Meningitis Vaccination Service
Health Forum

Fluenz Nasal Vaccine
Health Forum

Fluenz Nasal Spray is a Flu vaccine used for healthy 2/3/4/5/6 year olds in Bolton.  This is an optional vaccine. Children with illnesses (asthma/diabetes/heart problems etc.) should have the injectable vaccine which is suitable for Muslims. Please do not advise anyone to avoid any vaccination or medication without consulting your doctor. Please seek professional medical advice if you have health queries. For more information on the reasons behind the new vaccination campaign and a description of the contents of Fluenz vaccines go to the NHS Choices website where you can also comment on this and other health related matters. For religious queries please ask a scholar whose opinion you trust.

bioethics journal feb 2014 | fluenz nasal flu vaccine - information for muslim communities | nasal porcine vaccine

Brain Stroke Awareness- April 16th, 2012
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Every year, around 150,000 people in the UK have a brain stroke. South Asians (Indians, Pakistanis and Bangladeshis), have a higher risk of brain stroke than the rest of the population. The NHS in Greater Manchester are offering community talks and blood pressure testing events, one of which will be held at the BCoM.

Free flu jabs for Muslims ahead of pilgrimage
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BOLTON Muslims making the annual pilgrimage to Mecca are being offered free flu vaccinations.

Free Flu Vaccination for Pilgrims
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Bolton Council of Mosques, with CBH and NHS Bolton, have teamed up to provide FREE Flu Vaccination and certification to ensure that Bolton pilgrims don't get caught out by the new requirements for Hajj this year.

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The Bolton Council of Mosques (BCoM)