Public Health Regulates Law 23413 And 23874 - Full Text Of The Norm

Original Language Title: SALUD PUBLICA REGLAMENTAN LEY 23413 Y 23874 - Texto completo de la norma

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Decree 1316/94

Approving the Regulation of Law No. 23,413, and its amendment 23.874, by which a tracking test for the early detection of Fenilcetonuria and Congenital Hypothyroidism is declared mandatory.

Bs. As., 4/8/94

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That by Law No. 23.413 and its Amendment No. 23,874, it is declared mandatory to carry out a trace test for the early detection of FENILCETONURIA and CONGENICT HIPOTIROIDISM.

That the regulation of them corresponds.

That, in that connection, by Resolution No. 144 of 6 April 1993 of the Register of the SECRETARIAT OF HEALTH of the MINISTERY OF HEALTH and SOCIAL ACTION, a Commission was established to prepare the respective preliminary draft.

That the Commission has concluded its task.

That the General Directorate of Humanitarian Affairs of the Ministry of Health and SOCIAL has taken the intervention of its competence.

Acting under the terms of reference of article 86, paragraph 2, of the NATIONAL CONSTITUTION.




Article 1- Approve the regulation of Act No. 23.413 and its amendment No. 23.874, which is an integral part of this decree as Annex I.

Art. 2.- Contact, post, give to the National Directorate of the Official Register and archvese.- MENEM. Alberto J. Mazza.

Annex I

1.- Tracking tests for the early detection of FENILCETONURIA and HYPOTIROISDISMO CONGENICT in newborn children should be performed within a not greater period of SIETE (7) days of birth and not prior to VEINTICUATRO (24) hours of milk feeding.

2.- They shall be responsible for the conduct of the tracking tests referred to in Point 1 of the present annex:

(a) The heads of service.

(b) The obstetricians.

(c) Newborn doctors.

(d) The skilled midwives and professionals responsible for attending newborns in maternity homes and care facilities.

(e) In the case of the newborn whose birth has not been attended by medical professionals, or subsequently admitted to a care service, or withdraws before the VEINTICUATRO(24) hours, the parents, guardians, or guardians will be obliged to attend within the SIETE (7) days of birth, to a care center, for the purpose of taking the corresponding blood sample.

3.- The tracking tests required under Point 1 of the present annex should be considered as routine benefits in the care of the newborn, either by state or private establishments or by social works or medical insurance.