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Muslim Coalition to Host D.C. Hearing on Health Care Reform
Date:9/11/2009

WASHINGTON, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, September 15, the American Muslim Taskforce on Civil Rights and Elections (AMT), a coalition of major national Islamic organizations, will host a Capitol Hill citizens' hearing on mobilizing Muslim support for health care reform.

DATE: Tuesday, September 15, 2009

PLACE: Rayburn Building, Room 2203, Capitol Hill, Washington, D. C.

TIME: 10 AM-1 PM (Social Hour 10-11 AM, Presentations 11 AM-12:30 PM, Lunch 12:30-1 PM)

Presentations:

1) President Obama's Healthcare Initiative and the Legislative Process: This is How You Can Help!

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN)

2) Why the Healthcare Status Quo is Untenable

Khalique Zahir, M.D., President, Islamic Medical Association of North America (IMANA)

3) The Obama Healthcare Initiative: Realties and Misperceptions

Zahid Imran M.D., Association of Pakistani Physicians of North America (APPNA)

4) Why Universal Healthcare is Both Medically and Economically Desirable and Feasible

Esam Omeish M.D., Chief of Surgery, INOVA Alexandria Hospital, Va.

5) US Healthcare: Human Dimensions

Personal Testimonies

6) Muslim American Free Clinics: A Brief Report

Khizer Husain, Washington Liaison, Task Force on Health Affordability, American Muslim Health Professionals (AMHP)

7) Concluding Remarks

Rep. Andre Carson (D-IN)

For more information, contact: AMT Chair Dr. Agha Saeed, 510-299-9313, E-Mail: aghaksaeed@yahoo.com, Salim Akhtar, 773-507-5335

AMT is an umbrella organization that includes American Muslim Alliance (AMA), American Muslims for Palestine (AMP), Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), Islamic Circle of North America (ICNA), Muslim Alliance in North America (MANA), MAS-Freedom, Muslim Student Association-National (MSA-N), Muslim Ummah of North America (MUNA), and United Muslims of America (UMA). Its observer organizations include American Muslims for Civic Engagement (AMCE), Islamic Educational Council of Orange County (IECOC), the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA), and Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC).


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