IOMS members will be classified into three categories:
The notable Muslim personalities selected by the Board of Trustees for their potential use to the Organization or because of remarkable services they have rendered to it.
Natural or legal persons, who are natives of the base country, contributing
efforts or money to the activities of the IOMS.
Representatives of medical societies or centers or other interested parties not included in the above categories.
The procedure for obtaining membership is to submit an application to the Board of Trustees, wherein the prospective member pledges to abide by the IOMS rules and regulations. Membership is effective from the date of the Board's approval.
IOMS Machinery consists of:
The Board of Trustees.
Board of Trustees:
The Board of Trustees is to be formed from a number of members not exceeding
Responsibilities of the Board of Trustees:
Drawing up work plans together with the necessary implementation programmes,
in pursuit of the IOMS purposes.
The Board Meetings:
The Board is to convene twice a year at least. A minimum of 50% of the total number of its members will form the quorum of these meetings, provided the President or a representative of his choice from the Board members attends, The Board may also hold special meetings, if called by the President or requested by one third at least, of the Board members.
Decisions will be adopted by a majority of votes. In case of a tie, the president's vote for either side will be the decisive factor .
The IOMS President:
The Board of Trustees will elect a President for the IOMS from among the active members who are natives of the base country. His term of office is four years, which is renewable.
The IOMS President is to supervise the affairs of the Organization and represent it at the administrative and judicial quarters as well as the international organizations. He may delegate some of his responsibilities to the Secretary General or to others of his choice. If the post of the president becomes vacant for any reason, the IOMS Secretary General will call the Board to a meeting for the purpose of charging one of the Board members with assuming the responsibilities of the President pending the election of a new one.
The Executive Committee:
This is formed from the President and three members of the Board of Trustees, elected by the Board for a renewable 4-years term.
The Executive Committee will undertake to follow up the IOMS progress of work and take the necessary measures in this regard. It will also make the necessary decisions, concerning any urgent matters that may come up. The minutes of its meetings are to be presented to the Board of Trustees.
The Committee will convene at least three times a year, at the call of the President, whenever it is deemed necessary. The attendance of two members, besides the President, will form the necessary quorum.
The IOMS General Secretariate:
is to be formed from a Secretary General, aided by an assistant
and a number of experts, technical specialists and administrative staff
. The General Secretariate is to be considered the executive machinery
of the IOMS and is to be responsible for the following:-
The Secretary General:
He is to be appointed by the IOMS President, upon the approval by the Board of Trustees. His term of office will be four years, which is renewable. He must be a native of the base country and should have interest in the Islamic medical sciences.
The Secretary General is accountable to the IOMS President and the Board of Trustees for discharging the duties assigned to the IOMS general secretariate. He is authorized to supervise the administrative and financial affairs approved by the Board of Trustees. He attends the sessions of the Board as a rapporteur without any right to vote in the process of decision making.
Assistant Secretary General, Experts, Advisors and Staff:
These are to be appointed by the IOMS President on proposals submitted by the Secretary General. The President may delegate to the Secretary General, the power to appoint certain categories of employees.