Human Genetics programme

ELSI

WHO's Human Genetics programme aims to provide information and raises awareness within health sector, government and the public on the health challenges and opportunities within the new and rapidly developing science of human genetics.

This website overviews the issues and concerns around human genetics and public health, and, in particular, addresses the ethical, legal and social implications (ELSI) of genetics.


Human genetics

Media room

Fact sheets, news and speeches