SEARADO praises anti-doping cooperation around the region

SEARADO conducts a virtual meeting with Lao NADO and DCAT. @SouthEastAsiaRADO
SEARADO conducts a virtual meeting with Lao NADO and DCAT. @SouthEastAsiaRADO

Singapore, October 28, 2021: The Southeast Asia Regional Anti-Doping Organisation (SEARADO) has provided an update on recent activities around the region.

On October 27, SEARADO held a fruitful discussion with the Doping Control Agency of Thailand (DCAT) and the LAO National Anti-Doping Organisation to update participants on the Lao NADO project as part of the Memorandum of Understanding among Anti-Doping Organisations (ADO).

“SEARADO would like to put on record the good work done by Lao NADO and the support provided by DCAT,” SEARADO said.

“Moving into 2022, Lao NADO and DCAT will continue as a NADO-NADO collaboration. SEARADO also extends its thanks to Ms Cui Ying from the World Anti-Doping Agency for her presence and input.”

On October 15, SEARADO conducted a virtual meeting with the Philippine National Anti-Doping Organisation team on the way forward following an earlier discussion with key players from the government’s Philippine Sports Commission, Philippine Olympic Committee and Phi-NADO.

“The meeting established the plan to have a Project Plan for Phi-NADO to enhance compliance, programme development and capacity building. SEARADO would like to thank PSC’s crucial support and would like to welcome the new members of Phi-NADO on board,” SEARADO said.

In other anti-doping news from the SEA region:

*SEARADO applauded the Cambodia Anti-Doping Agency’s efforts to translate the 2021 Code into the Khmer language to reach out to athletes and their support personnel. SEARADO encourages all National Anti-Doping Organisations in the region to translate the Code into their working language.

*The Brunei Darussalam Anti-Doping Committee (BDADC) reached out to the local media on anti-doping information to create more awareness in the community.