Anil John notes for Gulf Times, Aspetar, Qatar’s orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital, has won the 6th Sheikh Fahad Hiroshima-Asia Sports Medicine and Science Award, a prestigious award that rolls out every four years on the sidelines of the Asian Games to determine the best medical project in Asia.
Aspetar won the award specifically for the efforts undertaken by the Aspetar Sports Groin Pain Centre (SGPC) during the last four years, which have contributed positively to the scientific field of sports medicine and medical research.
Organised on the sidelines of this year’s Asian Games 2018, the awards ceremony was held Sunday at the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) General Assembly in Jakarta, Indonesia. It was attended by Qatar Olympic Committee president HE Sheikh Joaan bin Hamad al-Thani and OCA president Sheikh Ahmad al-Fahad al-Sabah.
Hussain Sultan al-Jaber, attended the ceremony as Aspetar’s representative and received the award on behalf of Aspetar director general and Aspire Zone Foundation CEO Mohamed Khalifa al-Suwaidi.
Al-Suwaidi said, “We’re very proud to have received this prestigious award, which is the culmination of the hospital's efforts over the past years, a...
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