[Problems of animal experimentation - reflections and practical approaches] [Article in German]

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Jürg Meier

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The discrepancy often seen even in national legislations and their lacking international harmonisation form a political problem often neglected in the public discussions on animal experiments. Three proposals might be successful approaches to reduce, refine and replace animal experiments in biomedical research: At the University level, all students dealing with biomedical science should be obliged to follow an education in animal protection and welfare; financial grants should only support those research projects which include comments showing that the animal experiments under consideration are essential; scientific journals should include ethical guidelines to be followed in their "Instructions for authors" and these guidelines being supervised by the members of the editorial board.

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Meier, J. (1990) “[Problems of animal experimentation - reflections and practical approaches] [Article in German]”, ALTEX - Alternatives to animal experimentation, 7(1), pp. 35-45. Available at: https://www.altex.org/index.php/altex/article/view/1871 (Accessed: 1October2020).
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