Origins: The Shariah Compliant Medical Scheme Arrangement
What is a medical scheme and how does it operate? What led Discovery Health Medical Scheme to develop a Shariah compliant medical scheme arrangement? How was it created to align with Shariah Law and Takaful principles? Shafiq chats to Shariah consultant, Uwaiz Jassat; Discovery’s Chief Marketing Officer, Firoze Bhorat; and Head of Product Development at Discovery Health, Farzana Baba.
Season 1 / Episode 1
5 Aug 2022
Read by Uwaiz Jassat, Firoze Bhorat, Farzana Baba, Mufti Ahmed Suliman, Dr Ismail Mitha
Education · Islam
Shafiq chats to Dr Ismail Mitha, a GP serving the Muslim community and to Nazeer Bulbulia, Independent Financial Adviser. They’ve both provided their care and services to the Muslim community for many years and share fascinating, independent views on the relevance of a Shariah compliant arrangement. Shafiq also chats to…
Shariah Scholar Mufti Ahmed Suliman and Shariah Consultant Uwaiz Jassat talk to Shafiq about their involvement in guiding Discovery Health Medical Scheme to develop the Shariah compliant arrangement, and their role in the Advisory Committee established to ensure regular compliance reviews.
How does the Discovery Health Medical Scheme’s Shariah Compliant medical scheme arrangement meet the Muslim community’s needs? Shafiq chats to Shariah Consultant, Uwaiz Jassat; Discovery’s Chief Marketing Officer, Firoze Bhorat; and Head of Product Development at Discovery Health, Farzana Baba.