International organisations promoting the ethical care and use of laboratory animals


ANZCCART (NZ) is a member of two international organisations that promote the ethical care and humane use of laboratory animals, in order to learn from international best practice.

 

AAALAC International

In late September 2009, ANZCCART New Zealand was approved for membership in the Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care international (AAALAC International). AAALAC International is a private, nonprofit organization that promotes the humane treatment of animals in science through voluntary accreditation and assessment programs. AAALAC stands for the ‘Association for Assessment and Accreditation of Laboratory Animal Care’. See more information about AAALAC at http://www.aaalac.org/

 

International Council for Laboratory Animal Science

In 2005, ANZCCART New Zealand was approved for membership in the International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS). ICLAS is an international scientific organisation dedicated to advancing human and animal health by promoting the ethical care and use of laboratory animals in research worldwide. See more information about ICLAS at http://iclas.org/