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Animal Testing Powerpoint

  1. 1. ANIMAL TESTING Chelsea, Melissa,
  2. 2. soooo…what exactly is animal testing ?
  3. 3. <ul><li>There are three main types of animal testing… </li></ul>
  4. 4. PRODUCT TESTING <ul><li>Test safety of products after consumption </li></ul><ul><li>Usually cosmetic testing </li></ul>
  5. 5. RESEARCH <ul><li>Performed for advancements in medicine and science </li></ul><ul><li>Usually experiments with new drugs </li></ul>
  6. 6. EDUCATION & TRAINING <ul><li>Range from high school dissection to training medical students at Uni </li></ul>
  7. 7. wait…what exactly is the law on animal testing in Australia?
  8. 8. <ul><li>Legal </li></ul><ul><li>Laws to ensure protection of animal welfare </li></ul><ul><li>Different in each state & territory </li></ul><ul><li>All require testing be approved by an authority </li></ul>
  9. 9. The National Health & Medical Research Council’s Code of Practice for the Care and Use of Animals for Scientific Purposes
  10. 10. The basis for all practices and procedures. The code ensures that testing is: <ul><li>Valid </li></ul><ul><li>Humane </li></ul><ul><li>Justifiable </li></ul><ul><li>Considerate </li></ul>
  11. 11. but…is animal testing , especially for pharmaceutical products, a good or bad thing?
  12. 12. THE ARGUMENT AGAINST ANIMAL TESTING
  13. 14. <ul><li>Testing is cruel to animals </li></ul><ul><li>Many tests result in pain, suffering and even death of the animal </li></ul>
  14. 16. <ul><li>Animal testing is no longer necessary because there are many alternatives </li></ul>

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