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HIV Test Before Marriage: Necessary?

Wa`alykum as-salaamu warahmatullahi wabarakaatuh. In the Name of Allah, Most Gracious, Most Merciful. All praise and thanks are due to Allah, and peace and blessings be upon His Messenger. In this fatwa: Undergoing medical tests as a protection is highly encouraged and advocated; particularly if there are reasonable justifications. In his response to the question …

AIDS: What Role Does Male Circumcision Play?

AIDS have challenged modern lifestyles, fundamental hygiene practices and gender relations. As a result of the pandemic, U.S. Surgeon General David Satcher, wishing to break the ‘conspiracy of silence’ surrounding human sexuality, urged for a national debate. A lot of of former surgeon generals have resigned after attempting to deal with HIV. Thus, Satcher produced …

How Islam Helps Senegal Keep AIDS at Bay

In 1986, when Senegal’s first six cases of HIV/AIDS were detected, two health experts, Souleymane Diop and Ibra Ndoye, immediately went to visit the president. Diop and Ndoye explained to President Abdou Diouf the urgency and magnitude of the problem. Diouf’s reply was straightforward: “You are the experts. Tell us what we must do and we’ll …


AIDS to be Wiped Out by 2030

A new war aimed at wiping out the HIV/AIDS pandemic by the year 2030 has been planned by the World Health Organization (WHO).

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