The wealthier nations of the world are focusing their genomics research efforts primarily on projects that will address their major health problems — they are placing a big emphasis on stratified medicine studies — and they are not putting much effort into working with low and middle-income countries on their big concerns, according to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development.

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