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LALIGA & Red Cross organise the 1st Congress on Emergencies in Football Stadiums!

LALIGA and the Red Cross have organised the 1st Congress on Modernisation and Emergency Management in Football Stadiums, which will be held today and tomorrow at RCD Espanyol’s Stage Front Stadium in Barcelona. The event, which has the support of ONCE, AEMEF, Mossos D’Esquadra [Catalan police], Cornellá Urban Police, El …

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AFC Medical Centre of Excellence network expanded by AFC Medical Committee!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC)’s commitment to ensure the optimum level of medical care for Asian players was further emphasised today after the AFC Medical Committee approved the recognition of two new healthcare providers as part of the prestigious AFC Medical Centre of Excellence network at its second meeting held …

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UEFA launches online CPR training!

Following the launch of the ‘Get Trained, Save Lives’ campaign last November, UEFA and the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) have today introduced an interactive training module on get-trained.com – a dedicated platform teaching football fans the basic skills of cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) in under four minutes. ‘Get Trained, Save Lives’ …

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Medical officers laud innovations at AFC Asian Cup 2023!

As the dust settles on the historic AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 Final, the medical and doping control officers who were appointed by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) to the continental showpiece hailed the Confederation’s unwavering commitment towards delivering unparalleled medical care. In preparation for the 18th edition of the …

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Shaikh Salman extends condolences on the passing of Dr. Nozomu Ohata!

AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa has extended his condolences to the family and loved ones of former AFC Medical Committee Chairperson Professor Dr. Nozomu Ohata, as well as to the Japan Football Association (JFA). Dr. Ohata passed away last week at the age of 94. A member …

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Teams leverage new football technology initiatives at Asian Cup 2023!

The action at the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023 has come thick and fast as, in the blink of an eye, the 18th edition of Asia’s flagship will culminate in the highly-anticipated Final on Saturday. While much of the attention has been on the field of play and understandably so, …

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FIFA closes landmark Medical Conference in Boston!

The FIFA Medical Conference brought together medical professionals from around the world in a landmark gathering, giving them a chance to share knowledge and exchange ideas as part of FIFA’s efforts to make football medicine accessible to all Member Associations. The two-day conference in Boston, United States, focused on the …

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Gianni Infantino speaks of the importance of players’ welfare as he opens FIFA Medical Conference in Boston!

Gianni Infantino spoke of the importance that FIFA places on welfare of players as he opened the FIFA Medical Conference, a landmark gathering of medical professionals from the FIFA Member Associations and the confederations taking place on February 6/7, 2024 in Boston, United States. The two-day conference is part of …

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AFC Medical Officers Workshop held!

In anticipation of the AFC Asian Cup Qatar 2023, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) organised the AFC Medical Officers Workshop, with lectures, hands-on training and interactive sessions ensuring medical care of the highest standards across all venues during the competition. Prior to these workshops, several seminars were held virtually in …

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UEFA’s Get trained, save lives campaign to educate football fans in CPR skills!

Following the partnership between UEFA and the European Resuscitation Council (ERC) announced earlier this year, both parties have today launched the ‘Get trained, save lives’ cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) campaign at the ERC’s annual congress in Barcelona. Sudden cardiac arrest is the third leading cause of death in Europe, happening to …

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