Human Genomics in Global Health

Related areas to genomics within WHO

As an international public health body, WHO strives to address various global health concerns ranging from mental health to infectious diseases. HGN recognises the importance of collaborating with other departments and the value added to the scope and reach of programme activities. Genomics issues are relevant to a number of internal WHO departments, that range from teams working on common diseases, mental health concerns, surveillance of health issues and epidemiology to environmental pollution, food safety and reproductive health etc.

For more information on WHO activities related to genomics we encourage you to visit the individual web sites.