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Research/Publication PDF Print E-mail


Vol 54 No 4 (2020): Genetics Issue 6


Clinical, Biochemical, and Radiologic Characteristics of Filipino Patients with Glutaric Aciduria Type 1

Clinical and Biochemical Profiles of Filipino Patients with Distal Urea Cycle Disorders Detected by Abnormal Expanded Newborn Screening

Gaps in the Newborn Screening Process: Using Maple Syrup Urine Disease as a Case

Filipino Midwives’ Knowledge, Self-perceived Role and Experiences in Educating Parents of Families with Newborns who are Confirmed Cases of Glucose 6 Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency


Vol 51 No 3 (2017)


Clinical, Biochemical and Molecular Profile of Variant Galactosemia in Children Detected by National Newborn Screening: A Pilot Study

Parent-Child Communication about Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia: Filipino Mothers’ Experience


Volume 47 Number 1 Jan-Mar 2013

Volume 46 Number 4 Oct-Dec 2012


Enhancing Case Detection of Selected Inherited Disorders through Expanded Newborn Screening in the Philippines


Volume 45 Number 4 Oct-Dec 2011


A Master of Science in Genetic Counseling Program in the Philippines



Early Diagnosis and Specialist Care in the Management of Congenital Hypothyroidism

Characterization of Mutations and Polymorphisms in the G6PD Gene among Filipino Newborns with Glucose-6-Phospate Dehydrogenase Deficiency


Volume 43 Number 2 2009



Newborn Screening: Research to Policy



Galactosemia in Three Filipino Patients - The Importance of Newborn Screening

Two Filipino Patients with 6-Pyruvoyltetrahydropterin Synthase Deficiency



Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency in Filipino Neonates with Jaundice

Incidental Detection of Maple Syrup Urine Disease on Newborn Screening Second Tier Testing for Phenylketonuria

Improved Screening Efficiency for Phenylketonuria using a Modified Bacterial Inhibition Assay Protocol - Autoclaving the Bloodspot

Mutations of the Steroid 21-Hydroxylase Gene among Filipino Patients with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia

Mutations of the Phenylalanine Hydroxylase (PAH) Gene in Filipino Patients with Phenylketonuria

Cost-Benefit Analysis of a Neonatal Screening Program for Congenital Hypothyroidism in Metro Manila

Cost-Benefit Analysis of the Newborn Screening Program of the Philippines

Models for Increasing the Newborn Screening Performance of Health Facilities

A Performance Evaluation and Assessment Scheme (PEAS) for Improving the Philippine Newborn Screening Program



Vol 22, No 3 (2018)

Facilitating Factors and Barriers to Newborn Screening Uptake in the Cordillera Administrative Region and Region V



Vol. 150 No. 2, April 2021

Common Alpha Globin Genes (HBA1 and HBA2) Mutations in Filipino Patients with Alpha Thalassemia



2022; 8(1): 8

Successful Implementation of Expanded Newborn Screening in the Philippines Using Tandem Mass Spectrometry

2021, 7(2): 30

Successful Implementation of Newborn Screening for Hemoglobin Disorders in the Philippines

2020, 6(4): 95

Philippine Performance Evaluation and Assessment Scheme (PPEAS): Experiences in Newborn Screening System Quality Improvement



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Pregnancy in an adolescent with maple syrup urine disease: Case report



BMJ Case Reports CP 2021;14:e242689

Maple syrup urine disease associated with nephrotic syndrome in a Filipino child

NSRC Memoranda PDF Print E-mail

Modification of the Dissent Form to a Refusal Form

NBS Videos PDF Print E-mail

Philippines: ENBS Beyond 2025

Being creative under the COVID -19 pressure - How to keep the program running

How to Spot Unfit Newborn Screening Samples

Sending Good NBS Samples Explainer Video

Newborn Screening Sample Collection

Newborn Screening AVP released in 2016

Other newborn screening videos can be viewed at and downloaded from NBS Dropbox account.

Local Ordinances PDF Print E-mail

Province of Abra - Provincial Ordinance No. 231 s. 2015
An ordinance to enhance the implementation of the Expanded Newborn Screening Program in the Province of Abra, provide appropriations therefor and for other purposes

City of Mandaluyong - City Ordinance No. 538 s. 2014
An ordinance enacting the Mandaluyong City Code of Parental Responsibility for the Protection of Children's Rights

Luba, Abra - Municipal Ordinance No. 14-01 s. 2014
An ordinance (of the Municipality of Luba, Abra) adopting Republic Act 9288 otherwise known as the "Newborn Screening Act of 2004"

Penarrubia, Abra - Municipal Ordinance No. 02
Adopting Municipal Rules and Regulations Implementing RA 9288 otherwise known as the "Newborn Screening Act of 2004" in the Municipality of Peñarrubia, Abra

Agusan del Norte - Provincial Ordinance No. 307-2012
An ordinance institutionalizing the Newborn Screening in the Province of Agusan del Norte and for other Purposes

Sanchez Mira, Cagayan - Ordinance No. 07 s. 2011

An ordinance adopting Republic Act 9288 otherwise known as the Newborn Screening Act of 2004

Quezon City - Resolution No. SP 5326 s. 2011

A resolution urging all the Barangays in Quezon City, through the City Health Department, to support and conduct a massive campaign regarding the importance of the use of newborn screening among newly born babies

Lipa City - General Ordinance No. 11
Ordinance promulgating a comprehensive policy for ensuring mandatory newborn screening in the city of Lipa and appropriating funds thereof

Cardona, Rizal - SB Resolution No. 2011-087
A resolution strongly supporting Republic Act 9288 otherwise known as the Newborn Screening Act of 2004

Muntinlupa City - Ordinance No. 09-080

An ordinance mandating the city wide implementation of Newborn Screening Program in the different barangays in the City of Muntinlupa, appropriating funds and the creation of the local newborn screening committee

Oton, Iloilo - Ordinance No. 2009-08
An ordinance prescribing the cost for the Newborn Screening and allowable service fee for the collection of newborn screening samples in the Oton Municipal Health Office

Orion, Bataan - Municipal Ordinance No. 09-020-062
Enacting the Children's Code of the Municipality of Orion, Bataan

Aklan - General Ordinance No. 2009-006
An ordinance enacting the Aklan Children's Code

Brgy. Lamao, Limay, Bataan - Resolution No. 11 Series of 2009
Resolution adapting Republic Act 9288

Paranaque City - Ordinance No. 060 Series of 2008
An Ordinance Regulating Birthing Homes Situated within the City of Parañaque to be known as the "Paranaque City Birthing Homes Regulation Act of 2008"

References and Materials PDF Print E-mail

Facilitators' Guidebook

Fact Sheets for Doctors

Fact Sheets for Parents

NCNBSS Manual of Operations

Manual of Operations of NBS Continuity Clinic

List of Philippine Performance Evaluation and Assessment Scheme Tools (PPEAS Tools) for Program Evaluation and Monitoring

PPEAS Tool for DOH Regional Offices

PPEAS Tool for Newborn Screening Health Facilities

PPEAS Tool for Newborn Screening Centers

PPEAS Tool for NBS Continuity Clinics


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