Newborn Screening Reference Center
N.I.H., U.P. Manila
Unit 104, Building A, UP Ayala Land Technohub
Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines

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The RA 9288 defines the establishment and accreditation of Newborn Screening Centers (NSC).

Newborn Screening Center is a facility equipped with a newborn laboratory that complies with the standards established by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) Philippines, and provides all required laboratory tests and recall/follow-up programs for newborns with heritable conditions.

Presently, there are five operational NSCs in the country:

1. Newborn Screening Center – NIH, University of the Philippines Manila

2. Newborn Screening Center – Visayas located at West Visayas State University Medical Center

3. Newborn Screening Center – Mindanao located at the Southern Philippines Medical Center (formerly Davao Medical Center)

4. Newborn Screening Center – Central Luzon in Angeles City, Pampanga


5. Newborn Screening Center – Southern Luzon in Tanauan City, Batangas




November - December 2016

NBS at 20