ASSAf consensus study on the ethical, legal and social implications of genetics and genomics in South Africa

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  • Michael S. Pepper 1 Institute for Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Department of Immunology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa 2 South African Medical Research Council Extramural Unit for Stem Cell Research and Therapy, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa http://orcid.org/0000-0001-6406-2380
  • Collet Dandara Division of Human Genetics, Department of Pathology and Institute of Infectious Disease and Molecular Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Jantina de Vries Department of Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Amaboo Dhai Steve Biko Centre for Bioethics, School of Clinical Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Melodie Labuschaigne Department of Jurisprudence, School of Law, University of South Africa, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Freddy Mnyongani School of Law, University of KwaZulu-Natal, Durban, South Africa
  • Keymanthri Moodley Centre for Medical Ethics and Law, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa
  • Antonel Olckers DNAbiotec (Pty) Ltd, Pretoria, South Africa
  • Anne Pope Emeritus Associate Professor, Department of Private Law, Faculty of Law, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Raj Ramesar MRC/UCT Research Unit for Genomic and Precision Medicine, Division of Human Genetics, Institute of Infectious Diseases and Molecular Medicine, University of Cape Town, Cape Town, South Africa
  • Michele Ramsay Sydney Brenner Institute for Molecular Bioscience, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4156-4801
  • Himla Soodyall 1 Division of Human Genetics, School of Pathology, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa 2 National Health Laboratory Service, Johannesburg, South Africa
  • Wayne Towers Africa Unit for Transdisciplinary Health Research (AUTHeR), North-West University, Potchefstroom, South Africa

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2018/a0302

Keywords:

regulation, stewardship, ubuntu, health care, privacy

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Published

2018-11-27

How to Cite

Pepper, M. S., Dandara, C., de Vries, J., Dhai, A., Labuschaigne, M., Mnyongani, F., Moodley, K., Olckers, A., Pope, A., Ramesar, R., Ramsay, M., Soodyall, H., & Towers, W. (2018). ASSAf consensus study on the ethical, legal and social implications of genetics and genomics in South Africa. South African Journal of Science, 114(11/12). https://doi.org/10.17159/sajs.2018/a0302

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