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Animal Experimentation

As per the on-going reports about 162 National symposiums has been accomplished. Animal experimentation has also undergone 717 Conference Proceedings, 4 upcoming conferences, 306 Open access journals and 4 Journals.

Animal testing, also known as animal experimentation, animal research, and in vivo testing, is the use of non-human animals in experiments (although some research about animals involves only natural behaviors or pure observation, such as a mouse running a maze or field studies of chimp troops. The research is conducted inside universities, medical schools, pharmaceutical companies, farms, defense establishments, and commercial facilities that provide animal-testing services to industry. Animals are also used for education, breeding, and defense research. The practice is regulated to various degrees in different countries Animals are used by the military to develop weapons, vaccines, battlefield surgical techniques, and defensive clothing. For example, in 2008 the United States Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency used live pigs to study the effects of improvised explosive device explosions on internal organs, especially the brain.

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Scope and Importance:
Animals have been used repeatedly throughout the history of biomedical research. Early Greek physician-scientists, such as Aristotle performed experiments on living animals. Likewise, Galen , a Greek physician who practiced in Rome and was a giant in the history of medicine, conducted animal experiments to advance the understanding of anatomy, physiology, pathology, and pharmacology), an Arab physician in twelfth century Moorish Spain, introduced animal testing as an experimental method for testing surgical procedures before applying them to human patients. One of the most, contentious issues in science is the use of animals in research. Scientists experiment on animals for a host of different reasons, including basic research to explore how organisms function, investigating potential treatments for human disease, and safety and quality control testing of drugs, devices and other products. Its proponents point to the long list of medical advances made possible with the help of animal research. There have been new concepts of testing cosmetics on animals. Different ethical considerations and an alternate of expanding the three R’s to meet new challenges in humane animal experimentation.

Different animals like guinea pigs, hamsters’ rabbits, pigs, sheep, cats and other animals have been used as an experimentation tool for various researches around the globe.

It is estimated that more than 115 million animals worldwide are used in laboratory experiments every year. But because only a small proportion of countries collects and publishes data concerning animal use for testing and research, the precise number is unknown. For example, in the United States, up to 90 percent of the animals used in laboratories (purpose-bred rats, mice and birds, fish, amphibians, reptiles and invertebrates) are excluded from the official statistics, meaning that figures published by the U.S. Department of Agriculture are no doubt a substantial underestimate. The number of animals for research in the U.S exceeds 2,000,000, and for Israel researches have taken place over 300,000 animals.

The UK-based National Anti-Vivisection Society (NAVS) issued a report on Indian animal testing based on a review of Indian research papers in the international scientific literature and CPCSEA’s inspections of 467 laboratories. NAVS found key faults in the animal testing industry in India and concluded that years of scientific research in India have been invalidated by poor scientific procedure, poor laboratory practices and a lack of appropriate animal care.

Within the European Union, more than 12 million animals are used each year, with France, Germany and the United Kingdom being the top three animal using countries. British statistics reflect the use of more than 3 million animals each year, but this number does not include animals bred for research but killed as surplus without being used for specific experimental procedures. Although these animals still endure the stresses and deprivation of life in the sterile laboratory environment, their lives are not recorded in official statistics. HSI believes that complete transparency about animal use is vital and that all animals bred, used or killed for the research industry should be included in official figures.

List of conferences

Dairy Conference June 30-July 02, 2016 New Orleans, USA

• 2nd Livestock Nutrition Conference July 21-22, 2016 Brisbane, Australia

• 3rd Veterinary Conference August 18-20, 2016 London, UK

• 4th Veterinary Conference November 14-16, 2016 Atlanta, USA

• Veterinary Microbiology Conference September 15-17, 2016 San Antonio, USA

• 4th Animal Health and Veterinary Medicine Conference September 29-Oct 1, 2016 Valencia, Spain

• 10th World Congress on Alternatives and Animal Use in the Life Sciences WC10
September 2017, Seattle, Washington, USA

• EUROTOX 2016, 4–7 September 2016, Istanbul, Turkey

• SOT 55th Annual Meeting 13–17 March 2016, New Orleans, Louisiana

• 35th International Society for Animal Genetics Conference (2016), Salt Lake City, Utah

• 2016 IACUC Conference Pre-Conference Programs, Bellevue, USA March 30, 2016

• 2016 Advancing Ethical Research (AER) Conference
November 14-16, 2016 Anaheim, CA, USA

• The 13th Conference of The Egyptian Society For Cattle Diseases
1-4 February 2016, Hurghada, Egypt

• American Veterinary Medical Association Annual Convention
05-09 Aug 2016, San Antonio, United States

• 12th European Wildlife Disease Association Conference
29 Aug 2016 - 02 Sep 2016, Berlin, Germany

• American Association of Bovine Practitioners 48th Annual Conference
15 Sep 2016 - 17 Sep 2016 Charlotte, N.C., United States

• 1st Annual International Conference on Veterinary and Animal Science
15-16 Dec 2016 Colombo, Sri Lanka

• American Veterinary Medical Association Annual Convention
07- 11 Jul 2017 Chicago, United States

• International Conference on Feed Efficiency in Swine - ICFES 2015, USA

• International Conference Russian Livestock and Poultry in the New Environmental, Russia

• 12th International Conference on Goats, Turkey

• 24th International Pig Veterinary Society Congress, Ireland

• X International Rangeland Congress, Canada

• Precision Dairy Farming, Netherlands

Relevant societies and associations:
• Animal Liberation Press Office, USA
• Animal Welfare Enforcement Agency (UK)
• Anima Naturalis (Spain and Latin America)
• Anonymous for Animal Rights, Israel
• Coalition to Abolish the Fur Trade (CAFT), UK
• Compassion Over Killing (COK), USA
• Comunidad Inti WaraYassi, Bolivia
• Equanimal, Spain
• Farm Animal Rights Movement (FARM), USA
• Friends of Animals (FoA), USA
• Four Paws International, USA
• HAYTAP, Turkey
• Humane Society of the United States (HSUS),USA
• Italian Horse Protection Association (IHP), Italy
• Justice Department (animal rights), UK
• Last Chance for Animals (LCA), USA
• Libera!, UK
• Massachusetts Animal Rights Coalition (MARC), USA
• Mercy For Animals (MFA), USA
• Our Planet.Theirs Too. (OPTT), USA
• People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), UK
• Save Animals From Exploitation (SAFE), UK
• Scotland for Animals (SfA), UK
• Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS), USA
• Southern Animal Rights Coalition (SARC), England
• Western Animal Rights Network (WARN), UK

List of companies:
• GE Healthcare, UK
• Scripps Health, USA
• Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, USA
• Eisenhower Medical Center, USA
• Los Robles Hospital and Medical Center, USA
• Presbyterian Healthcare Services, USA
• Swedish Medical, USA
• CHRISTUS Health and Los Angeles Center for Oral, USA
• Biotherm, UK
• Gillette Co (Procter & Gamble), USA
• Johnson & Johnson, USA
• Mary Kay, USA
• Reckitt Benckiser, USA
• Shiseido Cosmetics, Japan
• Armor All (Clorox), USA
• Benefit Cosmetics ,USA
• Band-Aid , USA
• Clarins of Paris, UK
• Dr. Scholl's (Bayer), USA
• Estpe Lauder, USA
• Providence Health &Services, India
• H2O Plus, India

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