Sexually transmitted diseases and Islam

Dublin Core

Title

Sexually transmitted diseases and Islam

Author

Adam, Anvir

Publisher

Kuwait: Islamic Organization for Medical Sciences (IOMS) 1984

Publication Date

19841000

Abstract

This paper was presented to the third international conference on Islamic medicine held in Kuwait during the period 28 September-2 October 1984. The paper discussed the ethical aspects of sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) including AIDS. The main thesis of the paper is that the attitude of Islam with regard to modesty in relations with members of the opposite sex forms a preventive measure against the spread of STDs.

Primary Classification

9.5.6

Secondary Classification

9.5.6;1.2

Primary keywords

adultery --[pri];AIDS --[pri];homosexuals --[pri];Islamic ethics --[pri];sexuality --[pri];sexually transmitted diseases --[pri]

Secondary keywords

Koran;sunna

Subject

modesty

Journal Article

In: ʻAwaḍī, ʻAbd al-Raḥmān ʻAbd Allāh; Sayf, ʻAlī; Jundī, Aḥmad Rajāʼī, eds., al-Abḥāth wa-aʻmāl al-muʼtamar al-ʻālamī al-thālith ʻan al-ṭibb al-Islāmī: athar al-sulūk al-Islāmī ʻalā ṣiḥḥat al-fard wa-al-mujtamaʻ (Proceedings of the third international conference on Islamic medicine, no. III: Influence of Islamic behaviour on health of human being and the society). Kuwait: Islamic Medicine Organization & Kuwait Foundation for Advancement of Sciences, 1984: 209-223

Primary Document Type

bc

Call Number

ip

Series

Bulletin of Islamic medicine Vol. 3

Collection

Citation

“Sexually transmitted diseases and Islam,” Islamic Medical & Scientific Ethics, accessed June 17, 2024, http://imse.ibp.georgetown.domains/items/show/35421.