1000 New Born Screening Tests.
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1000 New Born Screening Tests.

The ZB Foundation are so excited to announce that we have officially tested over 1000 babies with new born screening in Pakistan. In 2013 when we founded The ZB Foundation our goal was to pioneer the use of New Born Screening, target the uncharted medical area of rare metabolic diseases, and over time, become a compelling soldier for...

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...

PKU
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PKU

New Born screening also tests for PKU – Phenylketonuria It is one type of amino acid disorder. People with PKU have problems breaking down an amino acid called phenylalanine from the food they eat.