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WHO's Public Consultation on Human Genome Editing


WHO's Public Consultation on Human Genome Editing
2020-01-22 - 2020-02-07


Call for Contributions

Genome editingThe World Health Organization has established an Expert Advisory Committee to make recommendations on appropriate governance mechanisms for human genome editing. As part of the process of developing a governance framework, the Committee calls for contributions to the draft governance framework. The deadline to provide comments is February 7th 2020. In order to contribute select this link. Contributions must be provided in English.

To facilitate the participation of our region in this consultation, PAHO’s Regional Program on Bioethics will receive contributions in Spanish and will translate them for WHO’s committee. To send contributions in Spanish use the PDF that can be downloaded in this link and send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The deadline to provide comments in Spanish is February 3th.