The role of genetic research is indispensable in the ever challenging fields of diagnosis and treatment of genetic disorders, infectious diseases and non communicable diseases. Main areas of genetic research include:
- genetic testing
- gene therapy
- reproductive genomics
- genetic databanks and pharmacogenomics
Researchers and policy makers alike are continuously assessing the value of this research in terms of its utility and cost-effectiveness for public health.
To provide information on genetic research, this section includes online articles from journals that address recent discoveries, advanced technologies, and current treatment options in the area of genetic.
Online resources in genetic and health research
- Initiative on genomics & public health
- Ethical standards and procedures for research with human beings
HINARI: Health InterNetwork Access to Research Initiative
INASP: International Network for the Availability of Scientific Publications
SHARED: Science for Health and Research for Development