In line with its policy to inculcate the importance of Sports Medicine, the Medical / Paramedical Sub Committee organised a workshop on Sports Medicine for athletes / officials and coaches forming part of the Club Maurice for the "Jeux de la Francophonie" to be held in Liban in September 2009. The aim of the workshop is to raise awareness for a good nutrition and to learn the basic fundamentals of Sports Medicine and Doping issues.


The workshop was held on Friday 10 July 2009 from 09h00 to 12h30 at the National Boxing Centre, Vacoas, in the presence of Mr. Dhiraj Singh Khamajeet, Chairman of the Mauritius Sports Council, Mr. Giandev Moteea, President of the Club Maurice, Mr. Ram Lollchand, Head of Mission, Mr. P. Jhummun, Managing Secretary of the Mauritius Sports Council and Mr. I.V. Desscann, Secretary of the Club Maurice.

The Themes and Resource persons were:
THE IMPORTANCE OF GOOD NUTRITION -Mrs. Ragavoodoo, Principal Nutritionist, Ministry of Health & Quality of Life
THE USE OF ICE IN THE TREATMENT OF INJURIES - Mr. Michel Chang Kye, Chief  Physiotherapist,  Ministry of Health & Quality of Life
SPORTS INJURIES AND PREVENTION -Dr. K. Dassyne, Sports Medical Officer, Sports Medical Unit
DOPING ISSUES - Mr. Pravin Dhoomon, Doping Control Officer / Manager Anti Doping Unit