National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADO)

National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs) are the entities designated by each country as possessing the primary authority and responsibility, at the national level, for the anti-doping programs in a country. This includes:

  • adopting and implementing anti-doping rules;
  • planning and implementing anti-doping education;
  • directing the collection of samples;
  • conducting investigations;
  • managing test results; and
  • conducting result management at the national level.

Please visit the NADO Program page for more information on WADA’s NADO Program.