Recent Activates

Recent Activates from MERDIndia
 June 2018

1-MERDIndia gave informative support to more than 20 people regarding IEM and NBS.

Participated as a panelist on inborn errors of metabolism session in FOGSI ISPAT Conference on Genetics & Foetal Medicine to be held at Hotel Lemontree Premier, on 17th June 2018 at Patna

We Organized CME with IAP, FOGSI , JLN Ajmer RARE DISORDERS /WE CARE FOR RARE.30 June 2018 at HOTELCROSS LANE AJMER (RAJASTHAN) , this CME was very successful,78 people along with 12 parents well attended the CME.

Thanks to Dr Dr BS Karnawat HOD Peds.JLN&President IAP Ajmer who gave excellent support to Organized CME 

We also thank full to shri Vijay Basotia ji who  was co-sponsor in this CME 


A new initiative by the Kerala state government will ensure that all newborns born in public health facilities will be screened for various developmental diseases and birth defects within 48 hours of delivery. The universal Comprehensive Newborn Screening (CNS) 
programme will be the first of its kind to be launched in India.

Read more -
 Experts call for screening of heart defects among newborns
About 1.5 lakh infants are born with congenital heart diseases in India every year, a condition which can be detected with timely screening.

Happy News
 Newborn Hearing Screening Programme: Over 1.5 lakh infants screened so far in Kochi

KOCHI: The Newborn Hearing Screening Programme hailed as a path breaking health initiative has enabled the screening of over 1.5 lakh infants in the state so far since taking off over 15 years ago.  Of these, hearing defect was detected in 317 kids.
Newborns to be screened for two diseases from April

tamilnadu/newborns-to-be-screened-for-two-diseases-from april/article23339575.ece

Insurance Policy- Persons Having Genetic Disorders Cant Be Discriminated: 
Delhi HC.
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Please make  our country a better and safer place for Newborns.


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