A framework for tiered informed consent for health genomic research in Africa

Nature Genetics
Volume 51 Issue 11, November 2019
https://www.nature.com/ng/volumes/51/issues/11

 

Comment | 28 October 2019
A framework for tiered informed consent for health genomic research in Africa
A generic framework for providing participant information and implementing a tiered consent process for health genomic research in Africa can help to harness global health benefits from sharing and meta-analysis of African genomic data while simultaneously respecting and upholding the autonomy and individual choices of African research participants.
Victoria Nembaware, Katherine Johnston[…] & Nicki Tiffin