Chinese University has offered a screening programme for inborn metabolism problems since 2013 at a charge of HK$800 per test for 30 congenital errors, including fatty acid oxidation and organic acid disorders. Photo: Sam Tsang

Hong Kong government set to test babies for inborn metabolic diseases at cost of HK$10 million a year

Government plans to benefit 50,000 newborn babies a year at a cost of HK$10 million in initiative unveiled in chief executive's policy address

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Chinese University has offered a screening programme for inborn metabolism problems since 2013 at a charge of HK$800 per test for 30 congenital errors, including fatty acid oxidation and organic acid disorders. Photo: Sam Tsang
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