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GIMDES organized the International Halal and Tayyib products workshops

The International Halal and Tayyib Products Fiqh, Medicine, Pharmaceutical, Cosmetic and Tourism workshops conducted in Istanbul at 24-25 October 2015 (11-12 Muharram 1437 A.H.).

GIMDES also organized the 6th Halal Expo on 22-25 October (9-12 Muharram 1437 A.H.) in Istanbul congress centre.

The Halal and Tayyib products workshops conducted about the challenges and solutions of the Fiqh, medicine, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics issues, and continued for 2 days . There were many speakers and attendees from different countries who attended the workshops.

On 24 October (11 Muharram 1437 A.H.) there were three workshops:

The first workshop: Medicine, Pharmaceuticals and Cosmetics: Challenges and Solutions

The workshop moderator was Yusuf Patel from South African National Halal Authority, SANHA, South Africa

Dr. Abdul Majid KATME from Islamic Medical Association- UK: Islamic/Medical analysis of vaccines. pdf file

Dr. Mohammed Ali Alsheikh Wace, USM Malaysia University- Malaysia: Establishing Halal Pharmaceuticals Information Systems: Halal Pharmacopoeia Plan. pdf file

Dr. Hun Pyo Jhun, Daejeon Health Science College – South Korea: Cosmetic Halal certification: Challenges and solutions. pdf file

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ilker Alat, Afyon University Hospital – Turkey. An Overview on Halal- Haram Relations of Heart and Vessel Surgical Aspects in The Health Applications. pdf file (TR)    pdf file (abstract)

Dr. Atilla Yılmaz, Beylikdüzü Kolan hospital– Turkey. Child Halal medicine requirements.

The second workshop: Istihala: In Fıqh and Science

Prof. Dr. Yusuf Ziya Kavakçı. Islamic Society of North America- USA. Moderator

The speakers are as the following:

Fatih KALENDER, GIMDES Halal certification- Turkey.  Istihala between necessity and reality. pdf file (abstract)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Bahmed REFFIS. Girdaya University, Department of Social and Humanitarian Sciences, Algeria. Istihala rules and condition: Rennet and soap. pdf file

Prof. Dr Aida GHANEM. Azka Halal- Palestine. Istihala rules and condition: Gelatine & Blood plasma. pdf file

Dr. Adel Sabir. European Halal Development Agency. UK. Istihala applications. pdf file

Sheikh Thafier Najjaar. Islamic Council of South Africa, ICSA, South Africa. Issues around istihala pdf file

The third workshop: Istihala: Halal tourism

Halal tourism workshop moderator was Murat Sayın. GIMDES Halal certification- Turkey. The speakers talk about the challenges of Halal tourism in Turkey and all over the world;

Zafer Gedikli. World Halal Council. Halal tourism applications. pdf file (abstract)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Özgür Arpacı. Kırklareli University, Tourism Faculty – Turkey. Halal tourism issues pdf file (TR)      pdf file (EN. abstract)

Huseyin Pamukçu. Kastamonu University, Tourism Faculty- Turkey. Halal tourism and standardization pdf file (TR)     pdf file (EN. abstract)

On the second day; 25 October (12 Muharram 1437 A.H.) there were two workshops:

The first workshop: New updates in slaughtering and stunning 

The moderator was GIMDES president Dr. Huseyin Kami Buyukozer.

The speakers as the following:

Dr. Abdul Majid KATME, World Muslim Consumers Organization (WMCO)- UK. Facts on stunning. pdf file

Fouad Imarraine. AVS, France. Water bath stunning application pdf file

Dr. Mohammad Fouad Albarazi. Muslim Association in Denmark – Denmark. Halal Slaughtering and its Advantages. pdf file

Mufti Mohammed Zubair Butt. Halal Monitoring Committee, UK. Mechanical Slaughter: Islamic Perspective. pdf file

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Ilker Alat. Afyon University Hospital – Turkey. The importance of throat in animal slaughter and the medical truth of haram in electro shock pneumatics shock, Anastasia, analgesia. pdf file (TR)  pdf file (EN abstract)

Dr. Adel Sabir. European Halal Development Agency. UK. Effect of water bath stunning on bleeding and the death of the poultry. pdf file

Dr. Hani Mansour Al-Mazeedi . Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research, State of Kuwait. Toward Humane Slaughter and Safe Food: Ritual Guidance versus Secular Astray. pdf file

The second workshop: Istihala: Human health between traditional medicine and new technology

The Moderator was Prof. Dr. Muhammad NADRATUZZAMAN HOSEN from State Islamic University, Jakarta, Indonesia

Moulana Muhammad Saeed Navlakhi. South African National Halal Authority, SANHA, South Africa. Prophetic medicine and science.

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Winai Dahlan. Halal Science Center Chulalongkorn University- Thailand. Nutrition science in Quran: Olive oil, Vinegar and Nigella Sativa pdf file

Dr. Suat Arusan. Doğal Hayat Hospital- Turkey. Alternative treatment methods.  pdf file (EN abstract)

Dr. Majed Alhariri. GIMDES Halal certification- Turkey. Can GMO products be Halal certified? pdf file

Dr. Alaa Eddin Gad. Braunschweig University of Technology- Institute of Semiconductor Technology- Germany. Nanotechnology applications in Food and its possible toxicity. pdf file

Abdul Rahman Linzag. The Islamic Da’wah Council of the Philippines, Philippines. Nutrition science in Quran: Ginger & Honey. pdf file

Dr. Halim Aydın. MUSIAD – Turkey. Halal Status of Transgenic Food. pdf file (abstract)

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Yılmaz Kaya, Turkey. Ondokuz Mayis University. Genetically Modified Plants and Biosecurity Risks. pdf file (TR) pdf file (EN abstract)

At the end of each workshop there was an open discussion between the speakers and the audiences.