Cairo University Signs Cooperation Protocol with Armed Forces in Using Animals in Education and Scientific Research


Cairo University Signs Cooperation Protocol with Armed Forces in Using Animals in Education and Scientific Research

Cairo University and Military Veterinary services Administration sign scientific and research cooperation protocol in using animals in education and scientific research and information and knowledge exchange on global standards of the ethics of dealing with experiment animals.

The protocol is signed by Cairo University President Gaber Nassar and General Physician Fayez Abaza, the Director of Military Veterinary services Administration and Member of Faculty of Veterinary Medicine Council. The protocol signature is attended by Cairo University Vice-Presidents, the Head of Institutional Animal Care and Use Committee at Cairo University (IACUC) Khadija Gaafar, and some academic staff members of faculties of science, veterinary medicine and agriculture.

The protocol is aimed at preparing a joint program in animal care and use in education and scientific research and organizing scientific and educating conferences and workshops in dealing with animals according to global standards. It also targets training and habilitating all researchers who work in this field, establishing database and designing academic and training syllabuses in the ethics of animal care and use in educational research field. The protocol is also aimed at information and knowledge exchange for reaching recent scientific measurements in this trend. The protocol also targets strengthening cooperation between Cairo University and Armed Forces to establish integrated engineering facility according to global standards for animal care and production, conducting varied experiments on animals and safe getting rid of dead animals.

Cairo University updated a unit for ethics of dealing with animal experiments according to the governing standards of this field to achieve international conditions of animal experiments scientific research. 





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