Anti Doping Pakistan strongly believes that education is central to any programme targeted at removing doping from sport. Lasting prevention will be achieved through the education of athletes as well as the wider sporting community. Anti Doping Pakistan is particularly interested in raising awareness among the athletes of tomorrow.
It is important for young people to know about the harm doping does to both sport and the individuals concerned. Schools and sports clubs provide ideal learning environments for young people to learn about ‘fair play’ and teamwork and other positive values associated with sport.
One of the major challenges faced by the Anti-Doping Department is ensuring that appropriate and accurate information is available to all sectors of our sport. Athletes (of all ages and levels), coaches, parents, medical support staff, officials and other members of the athlete’s support group all need to able to access appropriate information in order to understand and comply with the anti-doping regulations.
The following education resources are currently available: