The Mauritius Sports Council in collaboration with Panagora Marketing Co. Ltd organised the Yoplait / Candia Sports Medicine Programme at Grannum Social Welfare Centre at Vacoas on Wednesday 12 October 2016 in the presence of:
- Staff of the Mauritius Sports Council;
- Mrs. P. Kunniah, Senior Social Welfare Officer.
The objectives of the talks are to make the Senior Citizens aware of the benefits of Sports, proper physical activities and a good nutrition for maintaining a healthy life style.
A First Aid kit and Ice Box were offered for use at the Social Welfare Centre and Booklets on Sports Medicine were offered to all participants.
The Resource Persons proceeded with the talks as follows:
- Good nutrition, presented by Mrs. Diyva Poorun, Nutritionist;
- The Importance of Physical Activities presented by Mr. Michel Chang Kye, Physiotherapist, Chairman Medical / Paramedical Committee of the Mauritius Sports Council.
110 participants attended the talks.
A quiz was held with questions related to the talks on Sports Medicine at the end of the programme. Seven participants namely Farida Calleea, Nundkumar Golap, P. Murday, Neelabye Lalsing, Golap Parmeela, Jessie Doorghen and Ajoonen Veerapen answered correctly the questions and were offered a T- shirt as prizes.
At the end of the talk, Candia Milk was offered to all participants.