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Non-human primates in research and safety testing

 

Non-human primates Links

  1. Some of the websites providing factual information on Non-human primates in research and safety testing:

    • 1. Links on the use of laboratory animals and non-human primates in research
    • 2. Links to organizations promoting the use of alternatives to animal testing
 
1. Links on the use of laboratory animals and non-human primates in research
2. Links to organizations promoting the use of alternatives to animal testing
  • The European Partnership for Alternative Approaches to Animal Testing (EPAA) is a joint initiative of the European Commission, European trade associations and individual companies to promote new methods for Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (3Rs) and modern alternative approaches in the field of safety testing. More information at:
    http://ec.europa.eu/enterprise/epaa/ 
  • The European Centre for the Validation of Alternative Methods (ECVAM) was created in 1991 and promotes the scientific and regulatory acceptance of non-animal tests which are of importance to biomedical sciences: http://ecvam.jrc.it 
  • The Alternatives to Animal Testing Web Site of the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health serves as a gateway to Internet resources on the topic. Besides a series of publications, it answers certain frequently asked questions at: http://altweb.jhsph.edu/faqs.htm 
  • The UK National Centre for the Replacement, Refinement and Reduction of Animals in Research (NC3Rs) brings together stakeholders in the 3Rs in academia, industry, government and animal welfare organizations to facilitate the exchange of information and ideas, and the translation of research findings into practice that will benefit both animals and science: www.nc3rs.org.uk 

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