In 1989, 5 Muslim doctors from
various areas of specialty
conducted series of meetings in UKMMC which begun the idea of developing a non-profit organisation that provides welfare based on Islamic values.
The members of the floor grew exponentially and finally forms the committee that continues to evolve until today.
On the 1st of December 1989, the formation of IMAM was approved by
The Malaysian Registrar of Societies.
In 1990, IMAM succesfully held their first Grand Meeting in the faculty of Medicine, UKM. Dr Maher Hathout (Cardiologist, Los Angeles, USA), Porf. Dr, Muhd Kamal Hassan (UIA) and Prof. Dr. Md. Tahir (Taylor’s University) were among the distinguished speakers on that memorable day.
IMAM is affiliated with the Federation of Islamic Medical Associations (FIMA) right from its inception.
Apart from holding local and international talks and seminars, IMAM provides medical-welfare services locally and abroad, while setting up Rumah Solehah which is a halfway hose for children and women affected by AIDS, and built a hemodialysis centre (Pusat Hemodialisis Islam Makmur) in Kuantan, Pahang.
IMAM membership has reached more than 2,500 people from different backgrounds
And these includes consultants, doctors, nurses, pharmacists, dentists and medical students.
IMAM has established its name as a forefront of medicine in Malaysia and internationally with regular requests for its views on various issues. IMAM has carried out numerous activities, collaborations and mission in the past with only more to come in the futures.