March 3rd- Health Event a Success!
A special Health Seminar & Screening took place at the Islamic House of Wisdom.
Under the organization of Haji Dr. Vicki Ashker, members of the board, volunteers and in cooperation with Oakwood Hospital, participants of Sunday's Service had an opportunity to learn about healthy living strategies in addition to have their concerns and questions answered by various participating health professionals.
Keynote speaker, Dr. Samer Salka highlighted ways to achieving a healthy heart while touching on viable methods of heart attack and Stroke prevention. Following the presentation, several medical staff of Oakwood hospital were on the scene to do free screenings for diabetes, blood sugar and high blood pressure.
Participants appreciated the information and outreach and encouraged the IHW to organize more events like this in the future. If you would like to become involved in future Health Events and planning, please reply to this message for more information!