Former Union Health Minister calls to end animal dissection in PG medical courses

IANS Jul 11, 2018

PETA on July 10 said former Union Health minister and senior BJP leader Shatrughan Sinha has written to the Medical Council of India and urged it to replace animal dissection and experimentation with non-animal training methods in all postgraduate medical courses.

Calling animal dissection a "vestige" of a "crueler, less enlightened time", Sinha said computer-assisted learning (CAL) and human-simulation techniques are among the methods that can replace animal use...

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