2nd North East Olympic Games: Orientation programme for medical personnel held


Shillong, Nov 3: As part of the preparation for the 2nd North East Olympic Games to be held in Shillong, the Directorate of Health Services and District Medical and Health Officer, East Khasi Hills District, today organised an orientation programme for medical personnel, which included doctors, nurses, paramedical and volunteers to familiarise them with their roles and duties during the upcoming North East Olympic Games at U Soso Tham Auditorium, Shillong.


The programme was inaugurated by R. M. Kurbah, Secretary, Health and Family Welfare Department, which was also attended by Dr. (Mrs) H C Lyndem, DHS (MI), Dr. (Mrs) Adreena Lyngdoh, DMHO, East Khasi Hills, Dr Ankush Gupta, Project Officer, National Anti Doping Agency (NADA), Shri Finely L. Pariat, General Secretary, MSOA, Dr. Bhaskar Borgohain, Prof. & HOD of Orthopaedics, NEIGRIHMS, Dr. N. P. Laloo, Sr. Orthopaedic Surgeon, Civil Hospital Shillong among others.


The topics for the day long programme include: 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, Sr. 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.

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