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Report: VA clinic where vet set self on fire was remiss

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A stressed Gulf War veteran who set himself on fire outside a Veterans Affairs clinic and later died went nearly a year without a mental health appointment or medication, one of several serious problems government investigators found with the clinic in a report released Thursday. The Veterans Affairs Department’s inspector general found Charles Ingram III went almost a year without seeing a counselor or taking medications for his mental health problems before his death in March 2016. He requested an … Read the referenced┬ástory here:…

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US Muslim Charity Clinic Treats Needy People of All Faiths

In San Bernardino, one the poorest cities in California, a group of Muslim doctors runs a medical clinic that provides health-related services to poor residents of the city. The Al-Shifa Clinic was founded in 2000. Al-Shifa is an Arabic word for “cure.” A majority of the patients are non-Muslims. “We are Muslims and we want to help the community,” says Dr. Talat Khan, director of Al-Shifa Clinic. “It does not have to be the Muslim community because most of the people we see are Hispanic and people of other faiths….

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Muslim Charity Clinic Helps Needy People of All Faiths in California

San Bernardino is one the poorest cities in California. A group of Muslim doctors has established Al-Shifa, a medical clinic to provide health-related services to poor residents of the city. The medical facility has been providing free of charge services to people in need for more than a decade. Mohammad Habibzada reports for VOA from San Bernardino. … Read the referenced story here: Muslim Charity Clinic Helps Needy People of All Faiths in California

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