Enabling responsible genomic data sharing for the benefit of human health

The Global Alliance for Genomics and Health (GA4GH) is a policy-framing and technical standards-setting organization, seeking to enable responsible genomic data sharing within a human rights framework.


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The latest from GA4GH

11 January 2022
OmicsXchange Episode 13: A conversation with the data connect technical team

This is Episode 13 of the OmicsXchange where we will be discussing the Data Connect API produced by the GA4GH Discovery Work Stream.

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10 January 2022
Data Connect: A come-as-you-are approach to data sharing

The GA4GH Standards Steering Committee approved the Data Connect API, a standard to support federated search of disparate datasets.

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16 November 2021 | Virtual
GHIF 2021

The Genomics in Health Implementation Forum (GHIF) aims to support accurate data interpretation, diagnosis, and innovative solutions through global cooperation in data sharing and clinical implementation of genomics. The GHIF held its annual open meeting as a two-day virtual session on November 16 & 17, 2021.

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Organizational members including:

Broad Institute
Wellcome Sanger Institute

How we work

GA4GH Work Streams develop standards and tools that are founded on the Framework for Responsible Sharing of Genomic and Health-Related Data. Their work is designed to enable international genomic data sharing based on the specific needs of clinical and research Driver Projects — real-world genomic data initiatives sourced from around the globe.