Manchester City Agree Middle East Partnership With Healthpoint

November 25, 2014

English Premier League club Manchester City has announced a three-year partnership with Abu Dhabi based hospital Healthpoint, which will see them become the club’s regional healthcare partner.

As part of the agreement, an annual internship will be offered to a Healthpoint sports medicine professional to train alongside City’s medical team in Manchester.

Additionally, Healthpoint and Manchester City medical staff will work together and co-host seminars to share best practices for treating athletes in sports medicine.

Dr. Ihsan Al Marzouqi, Board Member of Healthpoint stated: “The collaboration between Healthpoint and Manchester City is exemplary of our strategy to partner with top international organisations to address local healthcare needs and bolster local capacity.

“We are delighted to partner with the medical team at Manchester City to further address the need for world-class orthopedic, spine and sports medicine care in the UAE.”

Manchester City’s Chief Business Officer, Tom Glick, said: “Healthpoint’s reputation for providing the highest standard of clinical and technologically advanced medical care is second to none within the Middle East.

Regarding the partnership’s ability to advance UAE-based capacity, the head of Healthpoint’s sports medicine team, Medical Director Dr. Nader Darwich said: “This exciting partnership brings together two champions in our respective fields to enhance Abu Dhabi’s expertise in sports medicine delivery.

“We welcome the opportunity to develop further our practice of evidence-based medicine, supported by cutting-edge technologies.”

Head of Sports Medicine for the Manchester City first team, Max Sala, also added: “We’re extremely excited to welcome Healthpoint’s skilled team to Manchester in order to share best practices and learn from each other’s expertise over the coming years.”

“Healthpoint is building a world-class operation and a centre of excellence in sports

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