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  6. Public health institutions should provide communities with the information they have that is needed for decisions on policies or programs and obtain consent for their implementation

  When the utility of a test is known it should be conveyed to the public

  Large scale advances in technology should involve engaging a knowledgeable community

  Community should know the cost of a program: sequencing costs

  Public health may have to take into account the private marketing of genomic technologies

        May influence the understanding of the general public: Bad Apples

  The community needs to be able to decipher fact from fiction with respect to the capabilities of genomic technology [see principle 4: WHO patient rights]