includes 12 structural heart disorders that prevent the heart from pumping blood normally to the body, resulting in a high likelihood of low blood oxygen saturation.
The rationale is that most CCHD
results in a degree of hypoxaemia that would not necessarily produce visible cyanosis and would therefore not be clinically detectable.
In September 2011, the United States Department of Health and Human Resources Secretary's Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children added CCHD
screening to the Recommended Uniform Screening Panel.
did fund the second proposal to hire four field consultants, each in a separate diocese around the country.
Representatives and high ranking officials of 25 national and multinational companies offered jobs to 14 educated youth and internship to 21 others on the spot while more educated youth would be interviewed during next few days, CCHD
project director Ali Raza Buttar said.
is an umbrella term for a group of severe heart defects.
A report posted on ALL's website last November 22, "The CCHD
, Wendy Davis, and Obama," written by ALL director of outreach Rey Flores, notes the link between the CCHD
and the notorious pro-abortion Texas gubernatorial candidate, Wendy Davis:
In the first days and weeks of life, newborns with undiagnosed CCHD
are at risk for sudden deterioration in clinical status due to changes in pulmonary vascular resistance and the closing of the ductus arteriosus, which is frequently needed for sustained pulmonary or systemic blood flow.
bishops in 1969, has been subject to harsh criticism by a politically conservative activist group called Reform CCHD
However, the pulse oximetry helps to pinpoint nearly 23 per cent of all remaining babies born with CCHD
," Dr Gerard Martin, co-director of the children's heart institute at the Children's National Medical Centre in Washington.
In a 2009 statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and American Heart Association (AHA) offered compelling reasons for adopting pulse oximetry CCHD
screening, including two large-scale European screening studies in close to 80,000 newborns.
Randy Keesler is a grants specialist at CCHD
and a former community organizer.