Public Health in an Era of Genome-Based and Personalised Medicine

Author/s: -Hall, Alison
Year: 2010

A new PHG Foundation report is based on an international, multidisciplinary expert summit held in the UK in May 2010.

Genomic medicine is an international issue; experts called for increased collaboration between different countries and recommended that appropriate health-related genetic services and research should be fostered in lower and middle-income countries (LMIC). Although financial resources are limited, there is increasing scope to put in place simple, useful services that can benefit patients.