Waqf concept health clinic – “Uniqueness in disguise” USIM experience

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  • Fathima Begum Syed Mohideen1 Family Medicine Specialist, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia.
  • Mohd Radzniwan A Rashid Specialist Health Clinic, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia.
  • Sharifah Najwa Syed Mohamad Family Medicine Specialist, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia.
  • Zuhairiah Mohamad Specialist Health Clinic, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia.
  • Muhammad Shamsir Bin Mohd Aris Obstetrics & Gynaecology specialist, Faculty of Medicine and Health Science, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia.
  • Azlan Jaafar Dental Public Health Specialist, Faculty of Dentistry, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia




waqf, healthcare clinic, disadvantaged people, Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia


Waqf or religious endowment is of a benevolence instrument emerged to help reduce the burden of the disadvantaged people. As the cost for medical expenses are exorbitant, the availability of waqf should contribute to the improvement of the community health. The establishment of Universiti Sains Islam Malaysia (USIM) Specialist healthcare clinic was founded by the idea of waqf through healthcare for the less fortunate. With collaboration from many agencies the establishment of the clinic has served community in need to access better health care. The primary aim of waqf clinic establishment is to continually uphold the Islamic aspects in its establishment and management for betterment of health among disadvantaged people.


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DOI: 10.33102/mjosht.v7i2.211
Published: 2021-10-01

How to Cite

Fathima Begum Syed Mohideen1, Mohd Radzniwan A Rashid, Sharifah Najwa Syed Mohamad, Zuhairiah Mohamad, Muhammad Shamsir Bin Mohd Aris, & Jaafar, A. (2021). Waqf concept health clinic – “Uniqueness in disguise” USIM experience. Malaysian Journal of Science Health & Technology, 7(2), 54–57. https://doi.org/10.33102/mjosht.v7i2.211



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