Justice KS Hegde Charitable Hospital recognized as partner for Government of India


Government of India has chosen Justice KS Hegde Charitable Hospital, a unit of Nitte(Deemed to be University) to establish a Diagnostic Centre for Inherited Disorders, a DBT-UMMID Initiative to screen pregnant women and newborns in the Aspirational District Wayanad-Kerala.

Proposed Objectives

  • To establish prenatal screening services at aspirational district hospital for high risk pregnancies and hemoglobinopathies.
  • To establish newborn screening services at aspirational district hospital to identify relatively common treatable genetic metabolic disorders and to provide patient care
  • To train the medical officers, nursing staff and other paramedical work...