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Report: Putting animal welfare principles and 3Rs into action – 2012 Update

Camille De Rede January 22nd, 2014 No Comments

Putting animal welfare principles and 3Rs into action

European Pharmaceutical Industry Report 2012 Update

Beyond Compliance:

  • How do we ensure that animal welfare standards and practices are put into action throughout the sector both in our industry and among the laboratory and research community more broadly?
  • How do we make sure that global regulations reflect 3Rs strategies?
  • What internal and external industry initiatives facilitate the implementation of training programmes on animal welfare and care?
  • How do scientific advances help progressing 3Rs and Welfare? *New

Leading by Example: 

  • How do we share and encourage good practices based on 3R principles across the pharmaceutical industry?
  • How do we stimulate putting into practice global animal welfare standards?
  • What is being done to rapidly implement and enforce across Europe the revised European Directive 2010/63/EU on the protection of animals used for scientific purposes?
  • Are companies independently assessed on how animal welfare standards are applied?

Committing to Open Communication:

  • How do we contribute to an open and constructive dialogue on animal welfare?
  • How is industry communicating the progress made with animal welfare activities, specifically the 3Rs?‚Äč

 

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Finding cures for modern diseases

July 26th, 2011 No Comments

Is there a cut-off point when we stop researching a particular disease? Simon Festing former Director General from Understanding Animal Research, explains the ongoing evolution of medical research and the societal drive for cures to modern diseases.

What’s your view?

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