The launching ceremony of the above-mentioned project was held on Wednesday 19 March 2008 at Belle Rose State Secondary School in the presence of Hon. D. Gukhool, Minister of Education & Human Resources, Mr. Dhiraj Singh Khamajeet, Chairman of the Mauritius Sports Council and Mr. Jean Christian Agathe, Commissioner for Youth and Sports of Rodrigues. The objectives of the talks were the benefits of physical activities on health, the importance of good nutrition and the use of ice in the treatment of injuries.
The Belle Rose and Quatre-Bornes SSS, which have a population of 1400 students, attended the launching ceremony. First Aid kits and Ice Boxes were donated to both institutions.
Talk on Sports Medicine was then carried out for 190 Students of Forms I to III. The Lecturers and the themes were Mrs. Anju Dreepaul Gowreesunkur, Nutritionist, Ministry of Health & QL - NUTRITION, Mr. Michel Chang Kye, Chief Physiotherapist Ministry of Health and Quality of Life - THE IMPORTANCE OF PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES, Mr. Gérard Requin, Director Pharmaceutical Services - SPORTS & HEALTH and Mr. Jean Félix, Physiotherapist - USE OF ICE FOR TREATMENT OF INJURIES.