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Sports Medicine Committee proposes addition of Covid-19 protocols to athletes testing

KT Report/Dubai
Filed on September 2, 2020
The Sports Medicine Committee made this statement following a meeting held under the chairmanship of Dr. Abdullah Al Rahoumi, Vice President of the Sports Medicine Committee.

An induction workshop will be held on Sept 14 for medical staffs.

The Sports Medicine Committee examined the latest developments of athletes medical test form and proposed the addition of Covid-19 protocol in preparation for endorsement from the National Emergency and Crisis and Disasters Management Authority.

Once written in Arabic and English languages and approved, the revised form will be used in the testing of athletes.

The Committee made this statement following a meeting held under the chairmanship of Dr. Abdullah Al Rahoumi, Vice President of the Sports Medicine Committee in the presence of Dr. Farhat Fadloun, Dr. Murat Dalcaling, and Dr. Ramzi Ross in addition to Kamel Abdullah, Rapporteur of the Committee.

The reviewed the communication with the technical staffs and clubs as well the development of the website. Discussions also covered the medical protocols of medical staffs and stressed the importance of compliance with the key established instructions currently in place.

The meeting called for a virtual induction workshop for the medical staff on September 14.

It also called for exploring the potentials of medical education and research with those involved in medical studies in the UAE to promote the culture of sports medicine in academies and university education in general, and build a strong base for Emiratis in this important aspect of the UAE sport.

Attendees proposed the topics of the workshop to be selected by the participating medical staffs.


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