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First Report by the Forensic Databases Advisory Board (FDAB)

 
This first report of the Forensic Databases Advisory Board (FDAB) aims to provide the International Society for Forensic Genetics (ISFG) with a framework to assess the ethical implications of hosting data from a variety of population groups on the forensic genetic frequency databases (FGFD) known as Y-chromosome Haplotype Reference Database (YHRD), the EDNAP Mitochondrial DNA Population Database (EMPOP) and the STRs for Identity ENFSI Reference Database (STRidER).
 
Ethical considerations in this report include questions of data acquisition, data sensitivity and identifiability and ethical principles to be implemented.
 
The document is available here
 
The presentation of the report at the 12th Haploid Markers meeting in Budapest, Hungary, May 18th 2023, is available here
 
Many thanks to the FDAB team for their efforts in creating and improving this very important document!
 
Feedback and comments are welcome through fdab@uwc.ac.za
 
When submitting comments, please use "FDAB 1st Report - Feedback " in the subject. If possible, try to structure your feedback in clear sections like Problem Statement and Proposed Solution.
 
The comments received in this email address will be made public as a consultation document. Comments will be collected until May 30. The submissions will be compiled and published with name and affiliation, unless the preference for anonymity is indicated.
 

Posted 11 months and 28 days ago by Cíntia Alves (Last modified 9 months and 10 days ago)