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WHO, Qatar and FIFA leaders agree to promote health at 2022 FIFA World Cup!

As part of a unique global partnership to promote health, the senior leadership of the World Health Organization (WHO), the State of Qatar and FIFA today agreed a range of measures that will be implemented at this year’s 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar to protect and encourage health; and …

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FIFA and WHO mark two-year anniversary of MoU!

During the most challenging period for global health in living memory, FIFA and the World Health Organization (WHO) today mark the two-year anniversary of a strategic collaboration aimed at promoting and protecting the physical and mental health of people worldwide. The signing of a four-year Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in …

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UEFA mobilises Europe’s national team coaches to promote healthier lifestyles!

Coaches for Health – Feel Well, Play Well campaign will draw on the support of all 55 European football associations to raise awareness of the benefits of focusing on physical activity, nutrition and mental health early in life. Italy coach Roberto Mancini, mastermind of the Azzurri’s UEFA EURO 2020 triumph, …

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Brazilian health officials force abandonment of Brazil vs Argentina game!

FIFA & CONMEBOL has confirmed that following a decision by the match officials, the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar qualifying match between Brazil and Argentina in Sao Paulo was first suspended and then postponed. This happened after Brazilian health officials objected to the participation of four Argentina players, three …

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Qatar health authorities deny India vs Philippines friendly!

The closed door international friendly between India and the Philippines which was supposed to be played tomorrow on Friday, May 28 in Doha, Qatar has been cancelled. The game was denied permission by the Qatari health authorities due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic and the local bio bubble restrictions for …

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Launch of research project into the health of former professional footballers!

At NAKO’s research centres, tests have recently begun on former professional footballers as part of a research project supported by DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, the German Football Association (DFB), the statutory insurance association for occupational accidents VBG and the Federal Ministry for Education and Research (BMBF). The extensive NAKO test …

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All qualifying matches played thanks to CAF health protocol!

The football resumption plan put in place by the Confederation of African Football (CAF), which is based on rigorous health screening and intense safety and security measures, have achieved the desired results. A significant collaborative effort across the continent, as well as numerous online training courses have helped to prepare …

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WHO and FIFA team up for health!

The World Health Organization (WHO) and football’s world governing body, FIFA, today agreed a four-year collaboration to promote healthy lifestyles through football globally. WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus and FIFA President Gianni Infantino signed the memorandum of understanding at WHO’s Geneva-based headquarters. “WHO is excited to be working with …

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