Category: Pre-Natal Testing

Disability Japan Pre-Natal Testing

Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare begins to compile report on Pre-Natal Testing

“[T]he Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare established an expert review meeting to grasp the actual situation and take measures, and held the first meeting on October 21st.”

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Disability Health Japan Pre-Natal Testing

Japan’s private obstetricians and gynecologists to be allowed to conduct prenatal tests to detect possible chromosome abnormalities

“The Japan Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology’s (JSOG) executive board has decided to allow obstetrician-gynecologists who run their own private practices to conduct blood tests on pregnant women to detect possible chromosome abnormalities such as Down syndrome in their babies.”