Professor Gatrad at the World War 1 Commemoration with the Mayor of Walsall Marco Longhi and his wife
Marco Longhi and his wife and CEO of Walsall council – on Professor Gatrad’s left
Midland International Aid Trust (MIAT) was formed in 2003 and registered in 2005. It was founded by Mr. Mohammed Aslam MBE and Professor Abdul Rashid Gatrad OBE, who is a nationally and internationally known paediatrician. They met up in 1992 when they first helped with the plight of people in Bosnia and Kosovo.
Midland International Aid Trust aims to provide medical care where there is an established infrastructure. It also provides humanitarian aid globally (over 20 countries) to those areas affected by natural and man made disasters - such as wars