Progress, and Applications
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Human Genome News Archive Edition
Human Genome News, January-March 1996; 7(5)
Guidelines on Ethical Issues in Medical Genetics and the Provision of Genetics Services was published in 1995 by the Hereditary Diseases Programme of the World Health Organization (WHO). Written by Dorothy Wertz (Shriver Center), John Fletcher (University of Virginia), Kåre Berg (University of Oslo), and Victor Boulyjenkov (WHO, Geneva), the book suggests basic guidelines for providing medical services related to genetics. The authors consider ethical issues associated with modern medical genetics and seek to demonstrate how these issues could be addressed. Includes international bibliography on ethics and legislation. Free of charge. 117 pages, paper. [Contact: V. Boulyjenkov, Fax: +41-22/791-0746]
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