On the 1st of June 2017, the National Sports Council in collaboration with the Ministry of Youth, Sports and Culture signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Promedkliniken Hospital Group from Germany. This took place at the office of the Minister of Youth, Sports and Culture. On behalf of NSC the signatory was the CEO of NSC Ms Giovanna Rouseau and representing the Promedkliniken Hospital Group was the President and CEO of the Promedkliniken Hospital Group Mr. Nobert Seis. Present to witness the event was the Minister Ms Idith Alexander, Special Adviser for Sports Mr. Jean Larue and Principal Secretary for Youth and Sports Mr. Fabian Palmyre.
The Memorandum of Understanding sets to provide the both signatories with the necessary framework for cooperation in the field of Sports medicine, research, training and development.
The project is a win –win situation for both parties but more importantly for the athletes and youth of Seychelles as sports science and medicine is now an indispensable and vital tool in high performance sports development.