An anti-doping workshop was held recently for the 'Police Rugby squad' who will be participating at the upcoming Dialog Rugby League. The workshop was conducted by Director General of SLADA, Dr. Seevali Jayawickrama.
At this workshop a new app was introduced to the players to further enhance and strengthen their knowledge on anti-doping and its values to sport.
The app named the 'DR app (Drug Reference App)' is developed by SLADA. It includes prohibited status of medicines in Sri Lanka, for athletes and doctors, available for Android Devices, Free for all.
The main purpose of this app is to assists athletes to check the status of their medication purchased in Sri Lanka, as a part of promoting clean and fair sport in the country before this becomes a social menace.
The App Features:
1) Check for prohibited status of brands and ingredients. (Indicated using colors as traffic light system). Easy to recognize prohibited status at one time look.
2) Simple display of prohibited status, distinguishing «out of competition» and «in competition.
3) Details on sports-specific characteristics
4) Details concerning different routes of administration
5) Information upon WADA substance classifications
6) PDF download with search details or send as email to own e-mail.
7) Save Searched items into the Quick search list
8) Guidance activity for first time users and User manual includes
9) Quick Search
1) Provides athletes and support personnel with information about the prohibited status of specific medications based on the current World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Prohibited List.
2) Easy tracking
3) Save search details for further reference
4) Share information on prohibited status with others using any sharing method
5) Doctors can see the prohibited status of the medicines before issuing for an athlete.
6) This app helps you keep up with the latest status and current status
The app will help all athletes from all sports to identify what's good or bad when it comes to medication, and help Sri Lanka be free of doping in sports.
In Rugby, Doping control plays an essential part in promoting and protecting doping free Rugby. World Rugby operates a zero tolerance policy to doping in Rugby. As a player, you are solely responsible for any prohibited substances found to be present in your body. It is not necessary that intent or fault on your part be shown in order for an anti-doping rule violation to be established. This is known as the 'strict liability' principle.
All Rugby clubs participating in the upcoming Dialog Rugby league are advised to have this workshop. Please contact Dr. Seevali Jayawickrama or Sri Lanka Rugby for more information.
The Product is Available on Google Play store. For more information on the Product visit http://slantidoping.org/app.html.
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