More than 6,000 genetic disorders cause children to deform and die
According to experts, the corrective solution to the problem is prenatal and neonatal gene screening.
However, the cost of treatment is huge, for a screening case.
In many difficult cases, it is impossible to get enough funding for treatment.
Therefore, the hospital launched the program “For a belief in happiness” from December 2019.
On July 18, the hospital implemented a free program of the entire service of examination, genetic diagnosis, rare disease gene screening, in vitro fertilization for couples with genetic diseases genes, especially difficult circumstances.
Experts said there are currently more than 6,000 monogenic disorders that cause 20% of the causes of death in children.