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Inauguration of the Asian Medical Symposium


The activities of the Seventh Medical Conference of the Asian Football Confederation kicked off yesterday at the Westin Hotel in Doha, which will continue until tomorrow, March 6, with the participation of elite experts in sports medicine and sports sciences from different countries of the world. The conference is hosted by the Asian Football Confederation, Aspetar Orthopedic and Sports Medicine Hospital and the Qatar Football Association. Under the title "Football and Sports Medicine Celebrating Diversity"It enables the participants to manage many medical conditions related to football. The AFC’s commitment to cementing its position as world football’s leader in sports science and medicine marks a milestone today with the launch of the 7th AFC Medical Conference in Doha, Qatar, on Saturday. The event brings together nearly 120 sports medicine and science specialists from the Confederation of African Football, FIFA,Football,Soccer, UEFA, CONMEBOL, Confederation of African Football, the International Olympic Committee and Aspetar and they are keen to share their knowledge on 150 topics dealing with the latest Scientific medical developments with physicians, allied health practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, and others.

Mohammed Khalifa Al Suwaidi: Close cooperation with the AFC Mr. Mohammed Khalifa Al Suwaidi, General Manager of Aspetar said: "Aspetar has worked closely with the AFC with the aim of raising the bar from a global perspective, to illustrate the importance of research and expertise in football medicine and practices that will help support all football clubs to perform at the highest level. We hope that the experience shared during these few days will be the playground so that all participants can learn and apply the evidence-based and research-based football medicine practices presented by the many distinguished speakers.".

Vision and Mission Datuk Seri Windsor John, AFC General Secretary, said: "The Asian Football Confederation, through its vision and mission, has put the success of our players and teams at the center of all our efforts. The development of sports science, medicine and the well-being of our players is crucial to the success of Asian football. Recently, we have seen a greater focus on mental health and the use of big data and technology in promoting decision making process. added: "represents the logo of its version "Celebration of diversity" A window of opportunity to ensure the AFC, along with the larger Asian football community, continues to be at the forefront of adopting medical best practices".

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