Qatar Anti-Doping Commission
is the national anti-doping organization for the state of Qatar, an independent, non-profit organization, that is responsible for:
- Public awareness raising , education of athletes and their support staff.
- Testing athletes in and out of competition.
- approving therapeutic use exemption (when athlete needs a medication which is on the banned list).
- Result management of violation cases.
To foster a clean competitive sport environment, free from doping through regulation, education and enforcement of the world anti-doping code.
To be at the forefront of the fight against doping ensuring athletes compete fairly and ethically, protecting the health and the integrity of their sport.
- Planning, coordinating, and implementing an effective doping control program.
- Achieving doping-free sport in Qatar through education and prevention program.
- Monitoring National Sports Federations for their compliance with the Qatar Anti-Doping Policy, the IF Anti-Doping Rules, and the World Anti-Doping Code (WADA Code).
- Pursue all potential anti-doping rule violations within its jurisdiction.
- Encouraging reciprocal testing between national anti-doping organizations.
- Promote anti-doping research.
On 7th March 2005 Qatar Olympic Committee (QOC) appointed the Qatar Anti-Doping Commission (QADC) governing board member to oversee the QADC team strategy on all anti-doping matters. The board is represented by members with expertise inlegal and justice, medical and scientific, education, sport policies.
The QADC board responsibilities are:
- Developing national anti-doping strategies.
- Reviewing QADC policies and procedures.
- Advising on the national testing program.
- Overseeing the national anti-doping education program.
- Reviewing and advising on anti-doping research requirements.
- Advising on budget and resource requirements to develop and implement the national anti-doping program.
- Facilitating collaboration with relevant organizations and government on anti-doping matters.