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  • Biobanking Article: Challenges in Regulatory and Governance Framework in LMICs Biobanks

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    In the last decade, Low- and Middle-Income Countries (LMICs) have set up Biobanks to collect human biological materials and associated data for genomic research and public health purposes. Biobanking gives rise to ethical challenges. which are harder to navigate in LMIC settings due to disparities in research infrastructure and capacity.

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    Read this paper that summarizes presentations on Biobank related case studies from two countries, with a focus on challenges in the regulatory and governance framework and suggestions on how to mitigate them.