By a GenomeWeb staff reporter

NEW YORK (GenomeWeb News) – The World Health Organization has started a new effort to identify the major priorities for using genomics to address public health problems in developing nations over the next decade.

WHO will seek the counsel of hundreds of international science and public health experts to identify critical challenges or bottlenecks that need to be overcome by developing countries to enable them to use genomic technologies.

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