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Pangasinan Students get acquainted with NBS

Public and private colleges and universities in Pangasinan participated in the orientation and seminar on newborn screening (NBS) conducted by the Volunteer Youth Leaders for Health (VYLH)-Philippines at the Nenas Garden Bed and Breakfast, Bonuan, Pangasinan, on March 18, 2016.

Dr. Florencio Dizon, Newborn Screening Center–Central Luzon (NSC-CL) Unit Head, welcomed the some 45 students and department heads from University of Luzon, Lyceum Northwestern University, University of Pangasinan, Pangasinan State University, Colegio de Dagupan, and Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation.

VYLH North and Central Luzon Cluster Representatives, Regional NBS Coordinators, and NBS Continuity Clinic staff facilitated the programs, which included orientation on VYLH, folic acid
supplementation, NBS panel of disorders , Rare Disease Act of the Philippines, and the Expanded
Newborn Screening. ADoctolero

Originally published on the March-April 2016 Issue
Newborn Screening, the Official Newsletter of the
Newborn Screening Reference Center


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