the Federal Minister of health, Jens Spahn (CDU) has welcomed the fundamental debate about the blood tests for Pregnant women like a Down-syndrome child.

“The question of what decision comes out of such a result, we can influence as a company,” he said on Monday on the “picture”Talk. “I hope that we say: It is completely ok, as you decide, we will help in every decision.”

The Minister was open, the health insurance Fund, such a principle allowed for Tests and referred to higher risk and also the possible fruit water studies. To minimize “risk, we can say, then, need to pay funds it.” This decisions but it is not the policy, but the Federal Joint Committee (G-BA) of Doctors, health insurance companies and clinics.

ethical issues in connection with such a test is scheduled this Thursday for an open debate in the Bundestag. Also, the CDU-the Bureau wanted to discuss it on Monday.


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Teodora Torrendo is an investigative journalist and is a correspondent for European Union. She is based in Zurich in Switzerland and her field of work include covering human rights violations which take place in the various countries in and outside Europe. She also reports about the political situation in European Union. She has worked with some reputed companies in Europe and is currently contributing to USA News as a freelance journalist. As someone who has a Masters’ degree in Human Rights she also delivers lectures on Intercultural Management to students of Human Rights. She is also an authority on the Arab world politics and their diversity.


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