Newborn Immunizations, Newborn Screening and Newborn Hearing Test
Cost of Immunizations (Non-Philhealth): FREE
Cost of Immunizations (Philhealth): FREE
Cost of Newborn Screening (Non-Philhealth): P1550
Cost of Newborn Screening (Philhealth): FREE
Hearing test (Non-Philhealth): P250
Hearing test (Philhealth): FREE
MMC provides immediate Newborn immunizations for Hep B and Vitamin K. Eye medication prophylaxis is also provided. These are done during the immediate post-partum period.
Per RH 9228, MMC provided Newborn Screening to ALL babies born at our centre. Twenty-six (26) conditions are currently screened: Congenital Hypothyroidism, Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia, Phenylketonuria, Galactosemia, and Glucose-6-Phosphate Dehydrogenase Deficiency.
DOH approves expanded newborn screening program by
Philippine Council for Health Research and Development. http://pchrd.dost.gov.ph/
BCG immunizations are given free of charge to all babies born at MMC. BCG is done every other Thursday at 8 am.
Please call 224-1482 for an updated schedule.
Hearing tests are provided to all Phil Health covered newborns. Hearing tests are FREE of charge and are given on the same day as BCG, every other Thursday.