Launch of the Guidelines for the Establishment and Functioning of Animal Ethics Committees (Institutional Animal Care & Use Committees) in Africa

 Zoom, from 12:00-13:00 CAT (Central Africa Time) on Thursday 16th May 2024.


Do you want to establish an Animal Ethics Committee at your institution?

Do you have an existing Animal Ethics Committee, but want to ensure best practice?

Do you want to promote the humane care and use of animals for research and teaching across Africa?

Do you hold an established role in the care and use of research animals or animals used for teaching purposes, and/or a senior leadership position within your Institution or Organisation?

If yes, you are cordially invited to attend this free webinar by the Pan-African Network for Laboratory Animal Science and Ethics (PAN-LASE) and the Africa Regional Committee of the International Council for Laboratory Animal Science (ICLAS), who will share the published Guidelines for the Establishment and Functioning of Animal Ethics Committees in Africa.

Created by Africans, for Africans!

There will be an opportunity to ask questions and discuss how all stakeholders can work together to implement the Guidelines across Africa.

The webinar will take place via Zoom, from 12:00-13:00 CAT (Central Africa Time) on Thursday 16th May 2024.

To register please go to: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/launch-of-guidelines-for-animal-ethics-committees-in-africa-tickets-854421607027?aff=oddtdtcreator

The Guidelines can be found at: https://doi.org/10.1177/00236772231178656  with details of PAN-LASE and recent activities at: https://www.linkedin.com/groups/12919712/

On Behalf of the Pan-Lase Steering Group


Dr Dave Lewis

Senior Lecturer in Pharmacology & Bioethics

Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellow

School of Biomedical Sciences

Faculty of Biological Sciences

University of Leeds

Leeds LS2 9JT

Réunion annuelle AASEA Jeudi 09 Novembre 2023 Salle de Conférence, FSB, USTHB, Alger

Chers collègues,

Nous avons le plaisir de vous inviter à la réunion annuelle de l’Association Algérienne des Sciences en Expérimentation Animale (AASEA) qui se tiendra le  Jeudi  09 Novembre 2023 à 9h30 à la salle de conférences de la FSB (USTHB) Alger.

L’ordre du jour  :

  • Présentation de l’AASEA
  • Etat des lieux de l’expérimentation animale en Algérie
  • Bilan des activités scientifiques
  • Renouvellement du bureau

‘’LAS-African Conference ’’

24-25 June 2023 USTHB, Algiers, Algeria

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Important Dates :

  • Deadline : 15th May 2023
  • Acceptance notification : 31st  May 2023

Topic sessions:

  1. Ethics and animal welfare
  2. Good Practice in animal experimentation
  3. Harmonisation & future developments in Africa
  4. Animal models Research on Human and animal health

Inscription and abstract submission :  https://forms.gle/Se7vUWAFiioG2KXm7

For more information contact : lasac2023@gmail.com

Author instruction

The Conference languages are English and French

The communication abstract must include:

Title (Times New Roman (TNR), 14, Centered, Bold). Authors’ names (TNR 12, Centered), by indicating the main author with a* and his email. Affiliations and contact details (TNR 11, Centered, Italic) with single line spacing and 2.5 cm margins. Body of abstract (TNR, 12, Justified, 300 words). Languages (Arabic, English ,French).

Oral communication : 10 min

Poster: 80cm x 100 cm

Participation fees :

  • PhD Students :2000 Da
  • Teachers, researchers and doctors :5000 Da
  • Foreigns : 100 Euros
  • Industrials and others : 10000 Da
  • Master Students : 1000 Da

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