Posted on September 17, 2015

As part of its leading National Sports Medicine Programme (NSMP), Aspetar – Orthopaedic and Sports Medicine Hospital – hosted a meeting with representatives from national sports clubs and federations Tuesday at Torch hotel in Doha. The meeting activated communication between the programme and its stakeholders, and discussed topics of mutual interest that aim to elevate the level of health and physical fitness for national clubs and team players.

Through the NSMP, Aspetar provides medical care and support for national clubs and teams in their trainings and local/international competitions.

In his opening remarks, Dr Mohamed Ghaith Al Kuwari, Acting Director General of Aspetar, said: “Aspetar’s most qualified sports medicine experts always seek to develop and improve our services to fulfil our vision of becoming the world’s leading hospital in sports medicine. The hospital has achieved a number of qualitative leaps towards this in the past few years, and the NSMP is a fine example of that. We are delighted to host this meeting with Qatari clubs and federations, as it reflects our commitment to offer the best expertise to ensure that Qatar’s players are always leading the way.”

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The meeting included a presentation on the latest developments in the NSMP, and discussed the services that Aspetar provides as part of the programme, where Aspetar officials Mr. Riadh Miladi The Executive Director and Mr. Abdulrahman Al Qahtani The Deputy Executive Director of the programme exchanged opinions and suggestions with the clubs and federation representatives, who in turn expressed their appreciation for the high-quality services and medical care provided by Aspetar to the players.

The NSMP, which was launched in 2009, is a pioneering and unique initiative in Qatar that aims to develop sports medicine in the country’s sport clubs and federations.

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