FAI Medico-physiological Commission (CIMP)

09 Nov 2022

Webinar 16 November: Explanation of WADA Prohibited List and Risks of Nutritional Supplements

The FAI Fly Clean webinar series continues on 16 November with the second edition giving an insight into the risks of nutritional supplements and shedding light onto the WADA’s Prohibited Substance List. 

  • Sign up for the “Explanation of WADA Prohibited list and Risks of Nutritional Supplements” webinar
  • 16 November 2022 at 14:00 (UTC)

Hosted by FAI Anti-Doping Manager, Kamila Vokoun Hajkova alongside guest Jacques Berlo, Vice-President of FAI Medico-Physiological Commission (CIMP), the webinar will provide clarification for athletes, clubs and event organisers on how to navigate the requirements of Clean Sport.

Berlo (also FAI Vice-President and FAI Rotorcraft Commission (CIG) President) is an expert in pharmacology and will provide insights from a medical perspective, to help athletes understand how nutritional supplements and common medications can be safely used, as well as what happens to the body when any drugs are used.

Key takeaways for attendees will be:

  • Understand the criteria of WADA prohibited list: what’s included and when the rules apply
  • What is the role of Pharmacology in nutritional supplements industry and in Anti-doping
  • How to reduce the rate of positive doping outcomes

This webinar, second in a series of three in 2022, aims to help support athletes and ensure fairness in competition through diffusing positive messaging around clean sport. Our host, FAI Anti-Doping Manager, Kamila Vokoun Hajkova, will share expertise and guidance on anti-doping, reinforced by medical expertise from our Medico-Physiological Commission, CIMP.

Webinar 3

  • Webinar 3 “TUE procedure and examples when TUE is needed”
    14 December 2022 at 14:00 (UTC)
    Host: Kamila Vokoun Hajkova, FAI Anti-Doping Manager
    Guest: Geoffrey W. McCarthy MD MBA DipAvMed, FAI TUE Panel Chair


FAI became a WADA signatory in 2011. This implies commitments for in-competition testing, out of competition testing and education which are included within FAI’s Fly Clean Programme.

FAI’s anti-doping rules are based on the WADA template ‘Model Rules for International Federations’. Our compliance is audited annually and non-compliance has serious consequences.