Launch of Selected Expanded Newborn Screeening Program

23 February 2023
Karachi, Pakistan


On World Rare Disease Day, the Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine is launching a Newborn Screening Program for Selected Inherited Metabolic Disorders. At AKU, we’re proud to have been the flag bearer of Rare Disease Day in Pakistan for the past 6 years! We invite you all to get involved and show your support for rare diseases on February 23rd, 2023, in the AKU Auditorium at 10 am.

Come and make a hand-print on a giant canvas with paint to show your support for rare diseases. Let’s work together to make a positive impact on the lives of those affected by rare diseases. #ReframeRare #RareDiseaseDay #AKU #NewbornScreeningProgram #SupportForRareDiseases.