Anthony Albanese’s promise that EVERY mum and dad needs to know about: Labor leader pledges massive change to baby screening program
- States and territories screen newborn babies for 25 conditions and diseases
- Anthony Albanese wants to increase this to 80 in line with best practice in world
- He is pledging a nationally consistent system if he wins the May election
Anthony Albanese will expand a screening program to test newborn babies to include up to 80 conditions if he wins the election.
The Labor leader has pledged $38.4 million to deliver a ‘world’s best practice’ screening program that would be the same for every baby in Australia.
‘A Labor Government will expand the newborn screening program. We’ll test for more…