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Genomics, Health and Society: Emerging Issues for Public Policy (2)

Symposium Report by Policy Research Initiative

This paper approached the issue of genomics, its development and the ethical, social and legal challenges that this development has created. Through a symposium it was hoped that policy issues could discussed by researchers, NGOs, government officials and industry representatives. Specifically the symposium tackled the topics of genomics and health, public attitudes towards genomics, methods of advising ministers, and effective ways to engage citizens.

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Policy Publication Details

Author(s): Policy Research Initiative;
Publisher: Policy Research Initiative [ Visit Website ]
Year Published: 2004; Publisher Type: Government Agency
Publicly Available: Yes Research Focus: National;
Registration Required: No Language: English French
Payment Required: No Publication Format: Adobe PDF

Subjects / Categories:

Policy Articles / Citizen Engagement / Polling & Public Opinion Polls
Policy Articles / Citizen Engagement / Polling & Public Opinion Polls / 2004
Policy Articles / Citizen Engagement


Keywords / Tags:

Canada; genomics; human genome project; healthcare and technology of genomics; citizen engagement; policy and genomics; ethics of genomics; social impact of genomics.;