Community genetics - Course files
Training Course in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research 2016
Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research
Community genetics - Course files
|Course file - Author(s)||References, relevant online documents and resources|
|Introduction to the module of community genetics - Hanan Hamamy||WHO. Community genetics services: report of a WHO consultation on community genetics in low- and middle-income countries. Geneva: WHO; 2010.|
|Introduction to basic human genetics - Hanan Hamamy||ten Kate LP. Genetic risk. J Community Genet. 2012 Jul;3(3):159–66.
WHO. Birth defects. Report by the Secretariat. Geneva: WHO; 2009.
|Unifactorial or single gene disorders - Hanan Hamamy||Genetic Testing Registry (GTR) - NCBI
Genome.gov | Talking Glossary: "Recessive"
Illustrated Glossary -- GeneReviews -- NCBI Bookshelf
OMIM - Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
What are the different ways in which a genetic condition can be inherited? - Genetics Home Reference
|Basic human genetics: reproductive health and chromosome abnormalities - Hanan Hamamy||Down syndrome: prenatal screening and diagnosis : Guidelines, reviews
Sex differentiation disorders : Guidelines, reviews
|Multifactorial or polygenic inheritance - Hanan Hamamy||McCarthy M, Menzel S. The genetics of type 2 diabetes. Br J Clin Pharmacol. 2001 Mar;51(3):195–9.|
|Genetic counseling - Hanan Hamamy||Forrest LE, Delatycki MB, Skene L, Aitken M. Communicating genetic information in families--a review of guidelines and position papers. Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 2007 Jun;15(6):612-8.
Rantanen E, Hietala M, Kristoffersson U, Nippert I, Schmidtke J, Sequeiros J, Kääriäinen H. Regulations and practices of genetic counselling in 38 European countries: the perspective of national representatives. Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 2008 Oct;16(10):1208-16.
Rantanen E, Hietala M, Kristoffersson U, Nippert I, Schmidtke J, Sequeiros J, Kääriäinen H. What is ideal genetic counselling? A survey of current international guidelines. Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 2008 Apr;16(4):445-52.
|Consanguinity and counseling consanguineous couples - Hanan Hamamy||Hamamy H, Antonarakis SE, Cavalli-Sforza LL, Temtamy S, Romeo G, Kate LPT, Bennett RL, Shaw A, Megarbane A, Duijn C van, Bathija H, Fokstuen S, Engel E, Zlotogora J, Dermitzakis E, Bottani A, Dahoun S, Morris MA, Arsenault S, Aglan MS, Ajaz M, Alkalamchi A, Alnaqeb D, Alwasiyah MK, Anwer N, Awwad R, Bonnefin M, Corry P, Gwanmesia L, Karbani GA, Mostafavi M, Pippucci T, Ranza-Boscardin E, Reversade B, Sharif SM, Teeuw ME, Bittles AH. Consanguineous marriages, pearls and perils: Geneva International Consanguinity Workshop Report. Genetics in Medicine. 2011 Sep 1;13(9):841-7.
Hamamy H. Consanguineous marriages : Preconception consultation in primary health care settings. J Community Genet. 2012 Jul;3(3):185-92.
Tadmouri GO, Nair P, Obeid T, Al Ali MT, Al Khaja N, Hamamy HA. Consanguinity and reproductive health among Arabs. Reprod Health. 2009;617.
|Ethical issues in medical genetics and genetic services - Hanan Hamamy||Borry P, Evers-Kiebooms G, Cornel MC, Clarke A, Dierickx K. Genetic testing in asymptomatic minors: background considerations towards ESHG Recommendations. Eur. J. Hum. Genet. 2009 Jun;17(6):711-9.
WHO. Proposed International Guidelines on Ethical Issues in Medical Genetics and Genetic Services. Report of WHO Meeting. Geneva: WHO; 1998.
WHO. Review of ethical issues in medical genetics. Geneva: WHO; 2003.
|Community genetic services in LMIC: impediments, needs and proposed strategies - Hanan Hamamy||WHO. Community genetics services: report of a WHO consultation on community genetics in low- and middle-income countries. Geneva: WHO; 2010.|
|Preconception care - Hanan Hamamy||WHO. Preconception care to reduce maternal and childhood mortality and morbidity. Meeting report and packages of interventions: WHO HQ, February 2012. Geneva: WHO; 2013.
Lassi ZS, Imam AM, Dean SV, Bhutta ZA. Preconception care: caffeine, smoking, alcohol, drugs and other environmental chemical/radiation exposure. Reprod Health. 2014 Sep 26;11 Suppl 3:S6.
Lassi ZS, Imam AM, Dean SV, Bhutta ZA. Preconception care: preventing and treating infections. Reprod Health. 2014 Sep 26;11 Suppl 3:S4.
Dean SV, Lassi ZS, Imam AM, Bhutta ZA. Preconception care: nutritional risks and interventions. Reprod Health. 2014 Sep 26;11 Suppl 3:S3.
Lassi ZS, Mansoor T, Salam RA, Das JK, Bhutta ZA. Essential pre-pregnancy and pregnancy interventions for improved maternal, newborn and child health. Reprod Health. 2014;11 Suppl 1:S2.
|Primary prevention of congenital disorders: avoidance of teratogens - Hanan Hamamy||MotherToBaby|
|Introduction to prenatal genetic screening and diagnosis - Hanan Hamamy||Wieacker P, Steinhard J. The prenatal diagnosis of genetic diseases. Dtsch Arztebl Int. 2010 Dec;107(48):857–62.
Reference Guide for Health Care Providers: Prenatal Screening Tests for the Detection of: Down Syndrome, Trisomy 18 and Open Neural Tube Defects. The Genetics Education Project and the Education Subcommittee of the Ontario Multiple Marker Screening Committee, 2007.
|Epidemiology, care and prevention of hemoglobinopathies - Nasir Al-Allawi||Al-Allawi NA, Al-Dousky AA. Frequency of haemoglobinopathies at premarital health screening in Dohuk, Iraq: implications for a regional prevention programme. East Mediterr Health J. 2010 Apr;16(4):381-5.
Modell B, Darlison M. Global epidemiology of haemoglobin disorders and derived service indicators. Bull World Health Organ. 2008 Jun;86(6):480-7.
WHO. Management of haemoglobin disorders: report of a joint WHO-TIF meeting, Nicosia, Cyprus, 16–18 November 2007. Geneva: World Health Organization, 2008.
|Research priorities in integrating community genetic services in health care settings - Hanan Hamamy||WHO. Community genetics services: report of a WHO consultation on community genetics in low- and middle-income countries. Geneva: WHO; 2010.|
|Scientific research writing for publication: steps for novice writers - Hanan Hamamy||International Committee of Medical Journal Editors|