Fatimah Jackson-Best is a healthcare researcher, advocate and academic. While studying for her PhD in public health science at the University of Toronto, she relocated from the city of her birth to the island where she traces half of her heritage: Barbados. Her PhD research project focuses on Caribbean women's maternal health; however, her interests also include the health of Muslim communities. Fatimah is passionate about supporting local farmers, active lifestyles and clean living. She believes that we all have the right to good physical, spiritual and mental health.
The hijab is one of the most well-known symbols of Islam, but is this a fair association to make?
Fatimah Jackson-Best reflects on a recent trip that brought to the fore some issues Muslim women in hijab experience when flying.
How many of us hold on to ideas of fair skin being more beautiful?
What is it about these two little letters that make this one little word so difficult to say? Fatimah Jackson-Best reflects on how saying no helps to set healthy boundaries.
Learning what your body needs takes practice. Fatimah Jackson-Best shares some tips to help keep your body on a healthy path.
If there’s one thing people fear more than death, it’s speaking in front of an audience.
Which is worse: a woman who doesn’t have the backs of other women, or a man who is guilty of the same thing?
With the right guidance, switching to a plant-based diet can change your health dramatically.
Visualise your New Year’s resolutions and keep yourself motivated and on track to achieving your objectives. Fatimah Jackson-Best shows you how.
Fatimah Jackson-Best shares how her move from a major city to a small island has refreshed her connection to Earth and Allah.
Food justice activist Mwanajuma Extavour speaks with Fatimah Jackson-Best about why it's important to know the source of your food.
Fatimah Jackson-Best shares two treasures of Barbados: her grandmother and a favourite family recipe.