AVMA Board Endorses "Survivors" Pro-Research Campaign

In July the American Veterinary Medical Association Executive Board announced it had approved sending a letter in support of the Foundation for Biomedical Research’s “Surivors” campaign. The “Survivors” campaign highlights the role that biomedical research plays in improving animal health.

In a press release on its decision, the AVMA Executive Board said,

The goal of “Survivors” is to promote public understanding that biomedical research involving laboratory animals plays a key role in advancing veterinary medicine and companion animal heatlh.

Portraits of four animals that have survived feline and canine diseases are featured as part of the campaign . . .

The Council on Research recommended that the AVMA support “Survivors,” which the council calld “highly commendable and eagerly awaited by the veterinary medical research community.”

Source:

AVMA supports ‘Survivors’ campaign. Press Release, American Veterinary medical Association, July 1, 2003.

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