An orientation programme for medical personnel, which included doctors, nurses, paramedical and volunteers to familiarise with their roles and duties during the upcoming North East Olympic Games was held at U Soso Tham auditorium, here today.
The programme was conducted by the Directorate of Health Services and District Medical and Health Officer, East Khasi Hills District.
The topics covered during the day-long programme included, Orientation on Dope Control Programme, prohibited list and health consequences of doping etc, classification of Injuries, Management of Common injuries and transportation to nearest health facility, Physiotherapy procedures in sports injuries, Basic life support, types of sport injuries and management of common fractures and dislocations encountered during sports events, orientation on sports disciplines, venues and medical teams.
The resource persons are Dr. Ankush Gupta, Project Officer, National Anti Doping Agency (NADA), Dr. N. P. Laloo, Senior Orthopaedic Surgeon, Civil Hospital Shillong Dr. Bhaskar Borgohain Prof. & HOD of Orthopaedics NEIGRIHMS, Dr. Arwan Phanbuh, Sr. M &HO, DHS, Dr. Robert R. Marak and Dr. Apurba A. Marak.
The programme was inaugurated by Health and Family Welfare Secretary, R. M. Kurbah and was also attended by Dr. H C Lyndem, DHS (MI), Dr. Adreena Lyngdoh, DMHO, East Khasi Hills, Finely L. Pariat, General Secretary, MSOA among others.