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Human values in genetics and embryo experiments

A. K. Tharien


Medical science and technology have made great strides in recent times. The ethical values amidst the various achievements have to be evaluated as science tends to progress in isolation. In a recent conference of the WHO, in Tokyo, in which I was also privileged to participate representing India, some important decisions were made. Most of the nations were represented and included leading medical scientists and researchers. A declaration on medical ethics which is now known as the ‘Tokyo Declaration’ has come out as a product of this conference.

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