Newborn Screening & Launch of Pak-IMD-Net
28 February 2019
Stadium Road, Karachi, Pakistan
Hosted by Aga Khan University
This half day comprehensive workshop on newborn screening (NBS) will include cases to challenge participants’ thinking, lectures covering latest methodologies for newborn screening and importance of the test to newborns and what follow up testing can be done once a positive result is picked. NBS reports will be discussed throughout. Learning Objectives of the workshop: At the end of this workshop, participants will be able to understand the Clinical utility of newborn screening testing, understand the need and goals of Pak-IMD-Net, Describe the tests for follow up testing of various inherited metabolic disorders and Interpret newborn screening reports.