Newborn screening for SMA in Poland

SMA NBS in Poland was approved in March 2021 and is now undergoing staggered implementation, province by province, starting in April 2021. The last province is planned to enter the programme in November 2022. The implementation is currently ahead of schedule and as of now, it covers 12 out of 16 provinces which account for […]

SMA Newborn Screening: Screen at birth, save lives

There is no more time to waste for babies born with SMA! The European Alliance for SMA Newborn Screening demands Newborn screening programs for SMA in all countries no later than 2025! Learn from a diverse set of people on the importance of SMA newborn screening, let’s work together to make it a reality. We […]

MEPs show their support for newborn screening for World Children’s Day

World Children’s Day was first established by the United Nations in 1954 as Universal Children’s Day and is celebrated on 20 November each year to promote international togetherness, awareness among children worldwide, and improving children’s welfare. November 20th is an important date as it is the date in 1959 when the UN General Assembly adopted […]