Good planning and design can have a major impact on reducing animal usage in research programmes and on the welfare of the animals used. (For additional information click here.)

To help researchers using animals in biomedical research FRAME has developed a flowchart for planning a programme of experiments.  It outlines steps to follow during research involving animals, taking account of ethical considerations. It is available in several languages:

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GERMAN

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FRENCH

SPANISH

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