Doha, 19 April 2023 - Aspetar and Brazil's Internacional signed an agreement to enhance the exchange of knowledge, research and innovation related to sports medicine, Qatar's specialized orthopedic and sports medicine hospital announced.
Aspetar Director General Mohammed Khalifa Al Suwaidi said the hospital was excited to partner and present its world-class medical expertise to the prestigious Brazilian club. Aspetar's mission is to ensure the health and well-being of athletes, he added, expressing aspirations to look forward to working closely with Internacional to help them achieve their goals on and off the pitch.
President of Internacional Alessandro Barcellos said the Brazilian club is excited to benefit from Aspetar's extensive experience to develop innovative strategies that improve the health and performance of the players and to contribute to the advancement of the sports medicine community in South America.
This partnership represents a milestone in the pursuit of excellence and paves the way for a fruitful and long-term cooperation between Internacional and Aspetar, he said.
Barcelos hailed the unprecedented cooperation as a confirmation of the commitment of both parties to excellence and the firm belief in the power of cross-border partnerships to advance progress and innovation in the medical and sports fields, with Aspetar playing a key role in providing high-quality sports medicine services to a group of elite athletes and clubs, including Paris Saint-Germain, Tottenham Hotspur, the Algerian national team and other clubs and teams worldwide.
Accredited by FIFA, International Olympic Committee and many other sports and health organizations, Aspetar is a widely recognized global reference in the prevention and treatment of injuries, as well as the rehabilitation of injured athletes.