FIFA medical legacy leaves an imprint

first_imgFIFA has provided ($US250,000) worth K793, 650.77 of financial support to the Papua New Guinea 2016 Local Organizing Committee for the provision of medical services and additional medical equipment throughout the tournament.In practical terms, that has meant an increased level of preparation, equipment for the touchline medical teams, as well as the medical points for the VIP’s and in the player’s medical rooms throughout the tournament.The financial support has also catered for the ambulance services, hospital services, and the renovation of the Emergency Department of the Port Moresby General Hospital during the tournament.However, there were equipment available during the tournament; this will now be distributed to the regional football associations and public hospitals, some of which are reachable only by air or boat.These life-saving equipment will have a resounding effect on communities across the nation as the tournament leaves a lasting impression in Papua New Guinea.last_img read more