Preventing Congenital Hypothyroidism by Newborn Screening
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Preventing Congenital Hypothyroidism by Newborn Screening

There are many children in Pakistan who happen to suffer from a thyroid gland disorder called Congenital Hypothyroidism. She may be six years old in age and ideally, like her peers she should be about start school. However a girl with Congenital Hypothyroidism will be shorter than her peers and have the mentality of a...

The ZB Foundation – Connection with the Rare Diseases Day
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The ZB Foundation – Connection with the Rare Diseases Day

Rare diseases include metabolic and genetic disorders. Their treatment, screening tests and diagnosis facilities are not available commonly in Pakistan. The tests that The Zahra Beau Naqvi Foundation Welfare Trust (The ZB Foundation) are providing free of cost are of inherited metabolic diseases in newborn babies. The most reported of the rare inherited metabolic diseases...