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Engaging with mosque imams for effective responses to COVID-19

Vyborny, Katherine, Junaid, Syed Uzair and Khan, Lala Rukh (2020) Engaging with mosque imams for effective responses to COVID-19. International Growth Centre Blog (2020). Blog Entry.

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In order to combat the spread of COVID-19, a large number of Islamic countries including Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, and Malaysia have put restrictions on religious congregations and gatherings, including the obligatory Friday prayer. Leading international Sunni and Shia clerics have endorsed these rulings. And yet, in Pakistan, there has been a lack of clarity on the official stance on whether and how congregational prayer is going to be restricted as part of on-going lockdowns.

Item Type: Online resource (Blog Entry)
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Additional Information: © IGC 2020
Divisions: International Development
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
H Social Sciences > HV Social pathology. Social and public welfare. Criminology
B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BP Islam. Bahaism. Theosophy, etc
Date Deposited: 05 May 2020 14:33
Last Modified: 15 Sep 2023 10:27

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