In line with its policy to raise students' awareness on the importance of Sports Medicine, the Mauritius Sports Council in collaboration with Resource Persons from the Ministry of Health and Quality of Life is continuing with its series of talks in secondary schools.The 5th edition of Talks and last for this year was held on Wednesday 10 September 2008 at Sir Abdool Raman Osman State College at Phoenix.200 students from Forms I to III attended the talks.
Mr. Michel Chang Kye, Chairman of the Medical/Paramedical Committee of the Sports Council pointed out that the practice of Sports Medicine and good habit in eating may bring better health in the daily life of everyone.
The importance of good nutrition and Sports and Health were the themes covered by Mrs. A. K. Doomun, Principal Nutritionist posted at Victoria Hospital and Mr. Gerard Requin, Director, Pharmaceutical Services, Ministry of Health & Quality of Life respectively.
At the end of the activity, a quiz related to sports and health was organized. Five students namely Saifali Jeeroburkan, Gaivin Cheeneebash, Ved Shewraj, Kensley Bala and Davish Erranah answered correctly and were awarded Polo shirts as prizes.
Ice box and First Aid Kit were offered to the school by the Mauritius Sports Council.
Special thanks to Mr. J. Bindah, Rector of Sir Abdool Raman Osman State College for his full collaboration in the implementation of the project