Antenatal screening for down syndrome and other conditions
Clinical performance of current screening and NIPT in Aotearoa New Zealand
Access to current screening in Aotearoa New Zealand
Access to NIPT in Aotearoa New Zealand
Implementation of NIPT into a publicly funded service
Recommendations for implementation
input from end-users, in particular from Māori, in terms of developing a culturally appropriate informed decision making process for NIPT.
capacity assessment at DHB levels for example in terms of pre-and post screen counselling, and sample processing.
clinical validation of NIPT based on the model adopted in this country that has been developed inline with provider and end-user input, which may include the development of NIPT technologies in Aotearoa.
development of appropriate governance of genetic health information that could potentially be gained from a public screening service.