The Asia Pacific Societyof Human Genetics (APSHG) is a non-profit organization, founded in 2006, comprising persons involved or interested in the study of human genetics in the Asia Pacific Region. The membership which include scientists, clinical geneticists, genetic counselors and students, has steadily increased over the past years and it welcomes members from all the major countries in the Asia-Pacific region.
* To promote research in basic and applied human and medical genetics;
* To integrate professional and public education in all areas of human genetics;
* To provide a forum where scientists can share their research findings as well as increase or spread knowledge and understanding of of human genetics among the various professionals including health professionals, health policy makers, legislators and the general public.