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Human Genomics

, 8:15

First Online: 21 August 2014Received: 15 May 2013Accepted: 30 July 2014

Abstract

This is a report on a workshop titled ‘Ethics for genomic research across five African countries: Guidelines, experiences and challenges’, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa, 10 and 11 December 2012. The workshop was hosted by the Wits-INDEPTH partnership, AWI-Gen, as part of the H3Africa Consortium.

KeywordsGenomics Ethics Informed consent Broad consent Community engagement Sample sharing Data sharing and benefit sharing Burkina faso Ghana Kenya South Africa Tanzania  Download fulltext PDF



Author: Michèle Ramsay - Jantina de Vries - Himla Soodyall - Shane A Norris - Osman Sankoh

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