Health Improvement Board

Our vision is to cater for the health needs of our community. HIB is working to improve the services available for us in order to promote our mental, physical and spiritual health.

Invasive Group A Streptococcal Infections

A serious strain of Strep A has been identified in Peterborough. This is an infectious strain and can be life-threatening if left untreated. Please advise all to ensure that if they are feeling unwell then they need to seek medical attention. Click here to view  the Strep A factsheet from Public Health England

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CoEJ Tanzania Experience- Volunteer Diaries

These past couple of weeks have been so amazing that we’re finding it hard to put it into words. Completely indescribable. We started off our journey together in Kibaha WIPAS where we have made some wonderful memories and also where we felt most impactful. The first couple of days we spent at the Medewell centre

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#HussainSavesLives Blood Donation

In collaboration with the Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign, we’ve been endeavoring to capture a global understanding of who is giving blood in the name of Imam Hussain (as) from around the globe.  Many great organisations around the world put together blood donation sessions held in memory of Imam Hussain (as) around Muharram/Safar time every

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CoEJ East Africa Kibaha Trip 2016

~Discover the joy of generosity in a way you’ve probably never experienced before~ The Health Improvement Board of CoEJ is offering an opportunity for both professionals and students to volunteer in Tanzania for WIPAHS this summer. The dates are between 22 July – 7 August for two weeks (subject to flights availability). *DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION: Wednesday 20th

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Wellbeing Project

Wellbeing Project 1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem such as anxiety or depression each year and 1 in 10 children aged 5 – 16 suffer from a diagnosable mental health disorder. Mental health problems are often unrecognised and undiagnosed within our community. This may be due to lack of awareness

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IMI Annual Conference 2015

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Health Screening in UK Centres this Ramadhan

The CoEJ Health Improvement Board in collaboration with the Muslim Student Council will be carrying out health screenings across multiple centres in the UK during the holy month of Ramadhan. These will include measurements of BMI, Blood Pressure, Blood Glucose and Cholesterol and attendees will also be consulted by a GP, who will give advice

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CoEJ East Africa Voluntary Trip – Kibaha 2015

~ Discover the joy of generosity in a way you’ve probably never experienced before ~ The Health Improvement Board of CoEJ is offering an opportunity for both professionals and students to volunteer in Tanzania for WIPAHS this summer. The dates are between 15 AUGUST – 31 AUGUST 2015 (the exact dates to be confirmed subject to

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Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign 2014/15

The Imam Hussain Blood Donation Campaign (IHBDC) secured its tenth consecutive season of running national blood drives across the UK in over 14 cities.  With a national shortage from rare blood groups, we have worked in close proximity with the NHS, and we are regarded as a key stakeholder in bridging this gap, and also

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Wellbeing Project: Mental Health First Aid Course

1 in 4 of us will experience a mental health problem such as anxiety or depression each year. Mental health problems are often unrecognised and undiagnosed within our community. This may be due to lack of awareness or fear of discrimination related to the stigma of mental illness. The Health Improvement Board (HIB) of COEJ,

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