main objectives of the society are:
to light the contributions of Arab and Muslim physician to the
history of medicine and to promote public awareness of these contributions.
This is to be achieved through encouraging more research and academic
studies of earlier Islamic Medicine.
of a library, which will include an index and copies of old manuscripts
in addition to recently published books about the history of Islamic
a bi-annual journal for publishing researches and articles related
to history of Islamic medicine. Also issuing a quarterly newsletter.
- An international
conference to be held every two years (the first meeting will
be held in Istanbul in 2002).
a prize to be awarded every two years for the best work on the
History of Islamic Medicine.
- A museum
for the History of Islamic Medicine is to be established in Doha.
with other societies and organizations having similar purposes.