Invitation to Webinar by Dr Andre Menache – ‘What Lessons Can Be Learned from the Corona Virus Pandemic?’

The Animal Interfaith Alliance

Invites you to


A Webinar by Dr Andre Menache

Introduced by AIA President Dr Richard D. Ryder

Wednesday 15th July 2020 at 8.30pm

The webinar will be hosted on Zoom and will consist of a half hour presentation followed by an hour’s Q & A.  The presentation will examine the limitations of animal research and the arguments for using alternatives to animal research in the hunt for a vaccine for Covid-19, as well as looking at the causes and effects of the virus. 

Dr Andre Menache

Dr Andre Menache BSc (Hons) BVSc MRCVS is AIA’s European Representative and Scientific Advisor.  He is a veterinarian who advises extensively on animal welfare matters.  Dr Menache is Scientific Consultant to (and former director of) Antidote Europe, based in France. He has been President of Doctors and Lawyers for Responsible Medicine (UK) and General Manager of The Federation of Animal Protection Societies in Israel.  He is a patron of Quaker Concern for Animals and provides scientific support to several grass roots organisations

Here are two recent articles written by Dr Menache on this topic:

Corona Virus and Animal Testing

Which is More Dangerous: Wildlife Markets or Animal Research?

A link to the webinar will be advertised a few days before the event.  (If you have never used Zoom before you will be asked to download the Zoom application).

If you wish to attend the webinar, please contact Barbara Gardner at

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