Medical services at the Olympics: a monumental challenge

Amiri, Neda; Chami, Goldis
March 2010
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;3/23/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 5, pE229
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the challenges in terms of medical services for Canada during the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, British Columbia on February 12-28. It says that the attention of Canada on the task in providing and organizing health and medical services is rarely centered but the medical requirements are under control by the Vancouver Organizing Committee (VANOC). It discusses how VANOC provided medical care to the Olympic athletes and their family including their hospitalization.


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