The students from the Winter Schools Program, 2019 edition, of the Medical School of the Universidade de São Paulo (FMUSP) have met, on July 22nd, the Paralympic Brazilian Training Center. During the visit, some athletes, physical educators, coaches and a sports physician, presented the structure of the center, explained the rules of some of the sports and, also, enabled the students to experience the practice of the five-a-side football, the Boccia and the wheelchair basketball.
The student Nuhaat Afri Ijeda, of the King’s College London, in England, has declared: “I’ve been having different experiences every day at the Winter Schools, I found the professors friendly and the health care system in Brazil vary interesting”. This interchange program at FMUSP is from July 15th to the 26th of the same month. Undergraduate students from 15 different teaching institutes around the world were a part of it.