FAQs on 11th Newborn Screening Convention PDF Print E-mail
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


When and where will the 2013 Newborn Screening Annual Convention be held?

The 2013 Annual NBS Convention will be held on October 3-4 at the Manila Hotel, One Rizal Park, Manila.


When is the registration period?

Pre-registration will be accepted on or before August 30, 2013

P 2,800 Doctors

P 2,000 Non-Doctors

Onsite Registration

P 3,800 Doctors

P 2,800 Non-Doctors

Registration opens on October 3, 11am to 1pm. NO walk-in registration will be entertained on the second day of the convention, October 4.


What methods of payment do you accept?

Pre-registration payment may be made by bank transfer or Postal Money Order payable to Newborn Screening Society of the Philippines, Inc on or before August 15, 2013.

Check payment after the pre-registration period will only be accepted until 20 September 2013.

ONLY cash payment will be accepted on October 03.


Deposit pre-registration fees to:

Account Name - Newborn Screening Society of the Philippines, Inc.

Account No.:

0051-019939-201 Security Bank

4981-0110-96 Bank of Philippine Islands

002410114497 Banco de Oro


How will the organizers know if I am already registered?

Send the Pre-Registration Form with the clear scanned copy of the validated Deposit Slip indicating the name/s of attendees to:

Email: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

Fax: (02)310-3957/ (02)522-4396

Mail: c/o Newborn Screening Reference Center

National Institutes of Health

University of the Philippines Manila

625 P. Gil Street, Ermita, Manila

Send text message to (0921)3055094 when email or fax or postal mail was sent.


Where will I claim the official receipt?

Claim Official Receipt at the Secretariat Desk during the Convention. Kindly bring the printed deposit /transaction slip as proof of payment.


What is included in my convention registration fee?

Your convention registration fee includes admission to the convention hall and exhibit area, convention kits, food for the two-day event (October 3: PM Snacks; October 4: AM Snacks, Lunch, PM Snacks).


Do I earn professional credits for attending the convention?

Continuing professional education (CPE) units have been requested for the convention participants from the following professional societies: PPS, PAFP, PAMET, IMAP, PNA, PMA


Where can I find exhibitor and sponsorship information?

Reach nearly 1500 health practitioners by exhibiting at the 11th Newborn Screening Convention. The exhibit dates are October 3 to 4, 2013. Send in your intent to exhibit /sponsor to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

How do I cancel my convention registration?

Cancellation requests must be done in writing by fax at (02)310-3957/ (02)522-4396 or email  This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . Refund of registration fee will be made two (2) weeks after the convention date net of processing fee.


Can I send a representative if I cannot make it to the event?

Replacement will be accepted for pre-registered participants who cannot make it on the date of the convention. Authorization letter and photocopy of ID of non-attending participant must be presented.


List of Nearby Hotels*

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A. Manila Hotel

One Rizal Park 1099, Manila

(02) 527 0011

B. Bayview Park Hotel

1118 Roxas Blvd, Manila

(02) 247 9000

C. Waterfront Manila Pavilion Hotel & Casino

Maria Y. Orosa St, Manila 1000

(02) 526 1212

D. Best Western Hotel La Corona Manila

1166 M.H. del Pilar cor Arquiza St, Ermita, Manila 1000

(02) 524 263

E. Lotus Garden Hotel Manila

Ermita, Manila

(02) 522 1515

F. City Garden Suites Manila

1158 A.Mabini, Manila 1004

(02) 536 1451

G. Casa Bocobo Hotel

1000 Jorge Bocobo, Manila 1000

(02) 526 3783

H. Las Palmas Hotel

1616 A.Mabini, Manila

(02) 521 1000

I. Manila Ocean Park

666, Manila

(02) 567 7777

J. Swagman Hotel

411 A Flores Street, Manila 1000

(02) 523 8541


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*Hotel bookings should be done directly with the hotels

Last Updated on Wednesday, 07 August 2013 14:17