Current international good practice in the care and use of laboratory rodents & Establishing Guidelines for Animal Ethics Committees in Africa

The provisional programme for these events is available via the URL above.

The event is for all veterinarians and Course leaders (Scientists, animal technologists and others) currently involved in the delivery of education and training in laboratory animal sciences OR who serve on Animal Ethics Committees OR who seek to establish an Animal Ethics Committee in their own Institution. The expectation is that attendees will go back and deliver similar Education and Training courses and/or establish an Animal Ethics Committee in their own Institution or Country.

To Register: email to:, a 2 page Curriculum Vitae (CV) and 1 page letter of motivation (to include why you wish to attend, how you will share and implement what you have learnt at your Institution or across your Country and/or establish an ethics committee AND your details of your proficiency in understanding, speaking and reading English). Deadline for applications: 28th January 2019. Places will be limited.


Cost: to be advised. Some bursaries are available


For more information, please contact: Administration: Tamsyn Fourie (; Local/regional questions: Ouajdi Souilem (, Programme or other questions: Dave Lewis (

Dr Ouajdi Souilem (Co-Chairperson, ICLAS Africa Regional Committee & ENMV Sidi Thabet, Tunisia),

Dr Bert Mohr (Co-Chairperson, ICLAS Africa Regional Committee & University of Cape Town)

Dr Tamsyn Fourie (President SAALAS & LAS Veterinary Consultancy, South Africa)

Dr Louise Martin (University of Zurich, Switzerland)

Dr Dave Lewis (University of Leeds, UK).