The Mauritius Sports Council in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth & Sports and under the sponsorship of Panagora Marketing Co. Ltd organised the Yoplait / Candia Sports Medicine Programme at Grande Riviere Community Centre on Thursday 07 August 2017 in the presence of:
 
  • Mrs. Sarita Boodhoo, Community Support Assistant;
  • Staff of the Mauritius Sports Council
 
The objectives of the talks are to make the public aware of the benefits of Sports, proper physical activities and a good nutrition for maintaining a healthy life style. 
 
An Ice Box and a First Aid Kit were offered to the Centre for use and Booklets on Sports Medicine were offered to all participants.
 
The Resource Persons proceeded with the talks as follows:
 
  • Good nutrition, presented by Ms. Dina Gyaram, Assistant Research Scientist of FAREI;
 
  • The Importance of Physical Activities  presented by Mr. Michel Chang Kye, Physiotherapist, Chairman Medical / Paramedical Committee of the Mauritius Sports Council.
 
52 participants attended the talks.
 
A quiz was held with questions related to the talks on Sports Medicine at the end of the programme. Six participants namely Vaitilingan Shila, Priscille Helene, Brigitte Dorval, Danielle Maudrame, Ivy Appou and Gaetan Jeanne 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.