WADA and China Signed MoU on Performance Enhancing Drugs

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WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) signed a MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with GASC (General Administration of Sport of China) on PEDs (Performance Enhancing Drugs) on 22 September 2015.

What is WADA?

WADA (World Anti-Doping Agency) is a non-profitable organization. Its founder is Dick Pound and it founded on November 10, 1999. It is led by International Olympic Committee (IOC). Its main set up is in Lausanne, Switzerland that’s why is was also called ‘Declaration of Lausanne’. But now its Headquarters changed to Montreal Canada. Its motto is “Play True”.

What the Purpose of Memorandum of Understanding?

Its purpose is to enhance the cooperation between China Agency and WADA and also to eliminate PEDs manufacture and also its supply.

Why WADA choose China?

WADA chose china because PEDs are mostly produced in China and also China is the highest exporter of it. It sold through the Internet and shipments used for transported it around the world. WADA enforce China agencies to shut down the manufacture of PEDs.

What the Agreement About it?

  • To stop the illegal manufacture and supply of PEDs in China.
  • In the agreement it will allow to investigate possible Anti-Doping rule violation under the revised World Anti-Doping Code.
  • WADA has formal partnerships with WCO (World Customs Organization) to play a role in achieving objective of the agreement.

For more details visit WADA official website.