On this page, you will find the list of members of the Steering Committee, links to the minutes of their meetings and other documentation about the establishment of the Steering Committee and its purpose and function.
Community Engagement Working Group
The H3Africa Consortium has identified community engagement (CE) as one of the key issues that need to be addressed to support the successful implementation of genomic studies in
Genome Analysis Working Group
Standardization and harmonization of genomic data with respect to analysis platforms; imputation; data cleaning and quality control
Ethics and Regulatory Issues
This working group will discuss and, where appropriate, develop recommendations on ethical and regulatory issues that Consortium
Phenotype Harmonization Working Group
Identify common phenotypes across the consortium. Develop phenotyping standard terms where possible.
Publications and Marker Paper Working Group
This working group is charged initially with writing an H3Africa Marker Paper and in the longer term developing a Consortium publications policy
Facilitate inter-project discussions optimizing grant function. Review draft policy documents and provide practical feedback. Aid and advise launching of new sites
Ethics and Community Engagement
The H3Africa Consortium has identified community engagement (CE) as one of the key issues that need to be addressed to support the successful implementation of
To publish the proceedings of the first-of-its-kind H3Africa Cardiovascular Diseases Workshop in a high impact journal thereby launching the activities of the Team into global limelight.
The H3Africa Fellows Club was a self-initiated group which is supported by the H3Africa Education and Coordinated Training Working Group
Data Sharing, Access and Release Working Group (currently retired) Data Support Working Group
The aim of the Data Sharing, Access and Release WG was to develop an H3Africa policy for data release. When the policy development was complete
Genome Analyses Sub Group
Lead manuscript development and oversee publications strategy for the Genome Analysis WG. Conceive and implement cross-consortium genome-wide analyses. Shepherd consortium-wide genomics projects through to a final
HIV & AIDS Working Group
While, the African continent bears a disproportionate burden of HIV infection and disease, most of these studies were done in cohorts from the US and Europe. Very few genomics based research studies have been performed within African populations.
Rare Disease Working Group
Harmonization in anticipation of a consortium-wide evaluation. Patient Diagnosis and Care.
Sustainability Working Group
Establish a path to allow H3Africa to become an African “institution”. Focus of genomics research in Africa = THE place