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ABSA International

ABSA International (ABSA) was founded in 1984 to promote biosafety as a scientific discipline and serve the growing needs of biosafety professionals throughout the world. Its goals are to provide a professional association that represents the interests and needs of practitioners of biological safety, and to provide a forum for the continued and timely exchange of biosafety information.



Founded in March 2009, AsociaciĆ³n Mexicana de Bioseguridad AC (AMEXBIO) is a non-profit organization that strives to promote biosafety and biosecurity in Mexico.

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The Association of Primate Veterinarians

The Association of Primate Veterinarians (APV) is an international organization consisting of over 400 veterinarians concerned with the health, care and welfare of nonhuman primates (NHPs).  The Association’s objectives are to promote the dissemination of information relating to the health, care and welfare of nonhuman primates; to provide a mechanism by which primate veterinarians may speak collectively on matters regarding nonhuman primates; and to promote fellowship among primate veterinarians.

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CORDS Network

The CORDS Network is a non-governmental organization comprised of six Regional Networks, working to reduce and prevent the spread of infectious diseases by exchanging information between surveillance systems globally. Our vision is a world united against disease. The Network strives to improve capacity, advance One Health, promote innovation, and build sustainable networks.

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The Eagleson Institute

Founded in 1989 by Dennis Eagleson, the Eagleson Institute is a 501(c)3 nonprofit foundation with a mission to globally promote the principles and practices of health and safety in the life sciences community. We carry out our mission by offering seminars and conferences, producing digital training media, awarding scholarships, and sponsoring lectures.

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The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS)

The American Association for Laboratory Animal Science (AALAS) is a membership association of professionals who are dedicated to the humane care and treatment of laboratory animals, as well as the quality research that leads to scientific gains that benefit people and animals. AALAS provides educational materials to laboratory animal care professionals and researchers, administers certification programs for laboratory animal technicians and managers, publishes scholarly journals, supports laboratory animal science research, and serves as the premier forum for the exchange of information and expertise in the care and use of laboratory animals.