NBS Foundation Inc

Rm 202 NIH Bldg, UP Manila, 625 Pedro Gil St. Brgy 670 Zone 072, Ermita, Manila, Philippines
+632 8247 6006



Thrusts of the Foundation
  1. Promote and sustain the Philippine NBS Program aimed generally at preventing mental health and death.
  2. Undertake and support researches & related activities on NBS developments.
  3. Provide assistance to study groups organized primarily for the early detection & correction of inherited metabolic disorders & congenital anomalies.
  4. Document & preserve data on NBS and birth defects through statistical bank and registries.
  5. Develop and conduct training programs/workshops to help promote and sustain the NBS Program for: health care professionals (medical and allied medical), and families and general public.
  6. Develop, produce, publish and sell educational materials (for mainstream and digital media) that will sustain the promotion of the Philippine NBS program.
  7. Raise fund for the implementation and documentation of the programs and data aimed at preventing mental retardation and death.
 
Upcoming Projects

  • Newborn Screening TVUP Series. A total of 52 episodes on newborn screening is expected to be produced by end of 2021 in coordination with the Newborn Screening Reference Center. The episodes will feature discussion about disorders, how its being treated and managed with experts and parents.
  • Baby book in discussion with the Newborn Screening Reference Center.

 
Recent Collaborations
  • 13th Asia Pacific Conference on Human Genetics 2019, November 7-9 2019 Makati Shangri-La Philippines. http://www.apchg2019.org .
  • 17th Newborn Screening Convention, October 9 - 10 2018,  PICC Reception Hall, Philippines.
 
Board of Trustees

CARMELITA DOMINGO, President

CARMENCITA PADILLA, Chair

LORNA ABAD, Corporate Secretary

ALMA ENRIQUEZ, Treasurer

CORAZON ALMIRANTE, Member

LETICIA BUENALUZ, Member

MANUEL FERRERIA, Member

DELILA LOJO, Member

 
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