Did you know?
Screening for your newborn will facilitate early detection and treatment with the hopes of preventing and managing possible long-term effects on your baby’s health.
About 1 in every 1682 babies is expected to be born with an inherited metabolic disorder，which may cause developmental issues and lifelong complications such as mental retardation, physical disability and in some instances, death, if it is left untreated.1
Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) cases are genetically related. The early detection may facilitate a faster access to intervention which can significantly improve child’s cognitive ability. 3
About 1 in every 10 children may have asthmas.The chances of getting asthmas is higher if the siblings had asthmas-related indications.2
One in 11 children between 4 to 17 years old have a current diagnosis of ADHD.4 This results in poor concentration, impulsive behaviour or other illness which could have a significant impact on later life.