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For Mental Health Awareness Week, we draw attention to MWN’s faith and culturally sensitive counselling service.

I remember feeling like the ‘odd one out’ as I was the only one whose symptoms were ‘over the top’...

Our voices need to be heard for an inclusive healthcare system that reduces inequalities and recognises all women’s healthcare needs...

Women living with IBS may need to make additional preparations and dietary and lifestyle adjustments during Ramadan.

For me, it is the go-to book for all things women’s health!

A Q&A on organ donation from a hospital chaplaincy perspective

Sport England funded MWNUK to deliver the Walk and Talk Project to help tackle inequalities that exist within sport and physical activity…

Dr Nighat Arif, a Muslim GP who has just released her book ‘The Knowledge’, has kindly collaborated with us on a Q&A blog about her career!

It made me rethink the concept of donation, and I personally have now registered as an organ donor knowing first-hand what it means...

Stress is an inevitable part of life. Unfortunately, we cannot escape stress, but there are a lot of things we can do to help manage it!

I thought only periods and sex was a taboo issue in my community… until I started experiencing peri-menopausal symptoms.

Sharing my experience about being suicidal - the thought process, challenge this thinking, moments and when I didn’t realise I needed help.

Report uncovers a culture of maternity abuse contributing to 1 in 5 Muslim women saying their maternity care is ‘poor’ or ‘very poor.’

My husband was a front-line worker and we both contracted COVID whilst I was 33 weeks pregnant; it was a worrying time.

Check out this blog version of our recent 'Let's Talk' video about ICP, hosted by our presenter Ayisha Karim!

This article is my dedication to those warriors who fight depression every day. You are strong! You are the strongest!

I remember exactly when I received the news that my dad had early on set vascular dementia...

The organ donation law has now changed. The 'opt out' system for organ donation started in England from 19th May 2020.

Making mental health first aid a part of regular first-aid training requirements is critical for mental health support in the workplace

While it is openly addressed that those who are not physically fit, should not fast, Muslims with poor mental health are often overlooked.

As a pharmacist, every year I get questions about medicines and if it’s ok to take certain medicines during fasting.

MWN Hub decided to interview one of the many inspirational Muslim female doctors who has been treating COVID-19 patients in hospital.

Smear tests save lives yet BAME women are less likely to have them. MWNUK tested attitudes of Muslim women through a survey.

It is vital that we raise awareness about STIs and put an end to the taboo nature that surrounds this topic.

Even though people from Black and Asian backgrounds are more likely to die from Covid-19, they are more reluctant to have the vaccine.

Whether you are for it or against it, whatever you decide, please ensure you get your facts and research from proper resources.

Alcohol addiction may be a response to increasing levels of domestic abuse and it is probably being used as a coping mechanism.

Let's take a moment to question how well we know our body, especially our breasts? We should normalise regularly checking our breasts.

Ladies, it’s time we break societal and cultural taboos surrounding our periods. I’m here to get the conversation started about your period!

Although I feel squeamish when giving my blood only for a blood test, I would still try and donate blood if I could.

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