Report of the workshop on incorporating animal alternatives in training programmes: specific activities in various countries
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Owner/Developer: Charles University in Prague and The Institute of Experimental Animal Sciences
01 January 2004
About 50 people attended this first session. All speakers gave excellent presentations highlighting the topics relevant to different countries. The main goal of the session was the survey of specific alternative training activities in various countries and possibilities of exchanging ideas about the alternatives among the global community.
Please note: the contractors did not have online access to the full text format of the article, the article was provided in hard copy form by Marcelle Holloway
Professionals (e.g. veterinarians), Scientific officers / Project managers, Managers, Technicians, Teachers and educators, Regulators and policy-makers, Researchers
SMEs, Consulting, Contract Research Organizations (CROs), Governmental bodies, Industry, Academia
Continuing Professional Development
Replacement, Reduction, Refinement
Computational methods, Taking care of animals, Legislative aspects, Ethics
Full coverage (a dedicated course)
No species is addressed specifically
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1.The situation in Czech Republic - successful transitions from a place where animal welfare was not a significant public concern to a country with awareness of these problems
2. Achievements in raising awareness on the use of alternative methods in Latin America and the Caribbean
3.A UK overview and the search for the alternative (wo)man
4. The European resource centre for alternatives in higher education (EURCA)
5. Communication online learning management systems for laboratory technicians and researchers
6. The Institute for laboratory animal research
7. An overview of Asian activities in the field of alternatives (JSAAE)
Directive 2010/63/EU or equivalent
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