[Genetics development plan in the Basque Country]

Grupo de trabajo para el desarrollo de la genética en la CAPV
Record ID 32018000604
Original Title: Plan para el desarrollo de la genética en la Comunidad Autónoma del Pais Vasco
Authors' objectives: Prepare an action plan in genetics to guarantee that any person affected from the Basque Country due to a genetically based disease or at risk of suffering it in the future, or of transmitting it, have access to a center offering genetic counseling and relevant genetic testing for the management of said disease. Specific objectives a. Develop a common service portfolio for the Osakidetza healthcare network, incorporating the genomic medicine (including clinical genetics and molecular pathology). b. Define and develop clinical genetics and genetic counseling and advice, guaranteeing access to this service in a homogeneous way for the three territories of the community. c. Strengthen the coordination of the different resources available at present and their future development for adaptation to healthcare needs. d. Facilitate the active participation of all professionals, both in the field of specialized care as primary care, through continuous training in the field of genetic counseling. f. Ensure the participation of expert groups in the development of genetics in the community a through leadership and standardized procedures that facilitate research cooperation and clinical assistance.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2011
English language abstract: There is no English language summary available
Publication Type: Other
Country: Spain
MeSH Terms
  • Genetic Counseling
  • Genetic Services
  • Genetic Testing
  • Genomics
  • Organization and Administration
  • Facilities and Services Utilization
  • Delivery of Health Care
  • Genetics
Organisation Name: Basque Office for Health Technology Assessment
Contact Address: C/ Donostia – San Sebastián, 1 (Edificio Lakua II, 4ª planta) 01010 Vitoria - Gasteiz
Contact Name: Lorea Galnares-Cordero
Contact Email: lgalnares@bioef.eus
Copyright: Osteba (Basque Office for Health Technology Assessment) Health Department of the Basque Government
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