Office of Newborn Screening
- World Sickle Cell Day is celebrated on June 19th of each year, is recognized globally and was created by the United Nations by resolution. Visit the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to learn more.
- Take action by following The American College of Medical Genetics Newborn Screening Sickle Cell Anemia ACT Sheet and Algorithm
Newborn Screening Advocates
- Save Babies Through Screening Foundation, Inc. (SBTS)
A national non-profit organization devoted exclusively to the advocacy of newborn screening.
- March of Dimes (MOD)
A non-profit organization advocating pregnancy and baby health (preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality) and universal newborn screening.
- American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
The professional organization for pediatricians and pediatric medical sub-specialists that publishes Newborn Screening Information and Fact Sheets. AAP has an Arizona chapter and provides Healthy Children, a website for parents.
- Arizona Hands and Voices
Hands and Voices is a non-profit parent to apparent support group dedicated to helping families navigate the EHDI system of care.
- CARES Foundation
An advocacy group serving families of babies identified with Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia supporting universal newborn screening guidelines.