PNGSFOC sports medicine course next month

Normal, Sports

The National – Thursday, June 23, 2011

THE PNG Sports Federation and Olympic Committee (PNGSFOC) has secured funding from the International Olympic Committee (IOC) to conduct a basic sports medicine course under the auspices of the IOC Medical Commission for medical personnel, doctors, physiotherapists and paramedics who are currently active in providing first aid to sporting teams. 
This course is intended to educate doctors, physiotherapists, trainers and coaches on practical and clinical aspects in sports medicine.
The course will be conducted by Australian sports physiotherapist Mark Cassidy and Dr Bernie Amof.
The course will be at Shady Rest Hotel in Port Moresby from July 1-3 and can accommodate up to 30 participants.
Medical personnel who are interested to attend the course, should submit applications accompanied by a reference letter from a sporting body.
Applications must be emailed to [email protected] or  delivered to the PNGSFOC office in Port Moresby.
For more information, please contact Loretta Hasu at PNGSFOC on the following numbers: 325 1449 or 323 0108 or 7100 1063.