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MAC Shares COVID-19 Best Practices

The week has been a busy one for MAC as our physicians worked to prepare our elderly and at risk populations ahead of the spread of Coronavirus. Dr. Muhammad Babar visited Wave3 News to explain how COVID-19 may affect your family. Watch his interview here. Dr. Babar also participated in this joint interview with Mary Rademaker, [...]

By |2020-03-15T19:08:47+00:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

Church Leaders Preach Private Prayer Worship

Via Wave3 News Interfaith leaders said Friday they are following the advice of Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear and other lawmakers to suspend services for now until more is known about the coronavirus' impact. “COVID-19 is different from any other former tragedy in that it spreads through crowds,” said Dr. Muhammad Babar, the Compassionate Louisville Chairman [...]

By |2020-05-05T12:47:29+00:00March 15th, 2020|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC Interviews: Catalina Cordova, Louisville’s Census Coordinator

By Aaron Burch The 2020 United States Census begins March 12th. This once per decade event is an essential part of a functioning democracy. Every person counted assists state and federal government in allocating funds and proper representation in Congress. To help explain the Census process, as well as the behind the scenes work being [...]

By |2020-02-18T20:45:56+00:00February 15th, 2020|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC Calls for Support of New Health Facility

Dr. Muhammad Babar, Founder of Muslim American for Compassion and President, Kentuckiana Geriatric and Palliative Services participated in an interfaith prayer during the annual luncheon of Louisville Urban League on Dec 6, 2019, and also made a donation of $5,000 for the Norton Sports Health Athletics & Learning Complex. Dr. Babar believes that redlining and other discriminatory practices [...]

By |2020-02-12T00:33:04+00:00February 12th, 2020|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC Visits 2020 Physicians Day at the Capitol

MAC was proud to visit Frankfort for Physician's Day at the Capitol. So many physicians traveled to make their voices heard on health care. Dr. Muhammad Babar and Dr. Waqar Saleem were among those who chose to go and speak directly to legislators about health care policy. Dr. Saleem is also pictured with KMA Executive [...]

By |2020-02-17T15:18:28+00:00February 7th, 2020|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

What It Means To Be An American

Dr. Muhammad Babar spoke on January 28th, 2020 at the Louisville Boat Club Literary Society about the spirit of “What It Means To Be An American.” He shared his journey from home to home, from his land of birth Pakistan to his adopted homeland of America. He mentioned that Islam and Muslims are not aliens [...]

By |2020-01-31T16:46:06+00:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|0 Comments

Dr. Saleem is Working with UK Students on Website Design

MAC Vice President Dr. Waqar Saleem also serves as Community Faculty at University of Kentucky. Dr. Saleem recently visited campus UK for “student project prototypes for webpage designs.” This was the final presentation by University students to end their semester. They did exemplary work to improve design and layout on two different webpages. Dr. [...]

By |2019-12-13T16:03:39+00:00December 13th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic|0 Comments

Dr. Babar Joins Muslim Jewish Advisory Council

MAC President Dr. Muhammad Babar has agreed to serve as co-chair for the Muslim Jewish Advisory Council (MJAC) of Louisville formed December 8, 2019. MAC Board members  Dr. Tahir Raza, Ozair Shariff Esq. and Dr. Waqar Saleem also serve as council members. The event was held at the Muhammad Ali Center and featured MJAC National [...]

By |2019-12-13T03:24:05+00:00December 9th, 2019|Categories: Interfaith, Social & Civic|0 Comments

MAC Delivers Blankets to UP for Women and Children

On November 27, 2019, volunteers from Muslim Americans for Compassion and Doctors for Healthy Communities delivered blankets and other items to UP Center for Women and Children in downtown Louisville. This is the second year that the two organizations have organized a collection of items for UP, which provides a healthy, safe environment for homeless [...]

By |2019-11-27T19:31:31+00:00November 27th, 2019|Categories: Social & Civic|Tags: , |0 Comments