Japan: Programs & Policies

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Japan: Programs & Policies

Japan: Government Institutions & Programs

Regulatory agencies and other Japanese ministries, bureaus, and programs are described in this section.

Japan: National Validation Center: JaCVAM

The Japanese Center for the Validation of Alternative Methods (JaCVAM) is the national center specializing in the validation of alternative methods to reduce, refine, and/or replace (the 3Rs) the use of animals in testing for regulatory toxicology.

Japan: 3Rs Centers & Other Organizations

Scientific, industry-sponsored, and academic organizations in Japan that are operating to advance the 3Rs or have some related interest.

Japan: Legislation & Animal Welfare Oversight

Information on the regulation and oversight of animal care and use for testing and research, and legislation related to alternative methods in Japan.

Japan: The Way Forward

Invited expert commentaries on The Way Forward pertaining to research, test method validation, programs and/or policies in Japan.