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Liberian Model and Philanthropist Unites Sickle Cell Community Worldwide - Liberian Daily Observer;

Liberian Model and Philanthropist Unites Sickle Cell Community Worldwide - Liberian Daily Observer

Liberian Daily ObserverLiberian Model and Philanthropist Unites Sickle Cell Community WorldwideLiberian Daily ObserverJune 19th was World Sickle Cell Day. And since 2008, this day has been held annually in order to help increase public knowledge and raise awareness of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) and the struggles sufferers and their families go through. One of such ...and more »

Another Voice: More attention needs to be paid to sickle cell disease - Buffalo News

Another Voice: More attention needs to be paid to sickle cell diseaseBuffalo NewsAs Congress continues to debate health care insurance coverage formats, great concern is felt by individuals and families impacted by sickle cell disease, an inherited blood disorder that is serious in nature and life-shortening. Identified in 1910 by ...and more »

4 Facts About Sickle Cell Disease - Essence.com;

4 Facts About Sickle Cell Disease - Essence.com

Essence.com4 Facts About Sickle Cell DiseaseEssence.comOnce considered a death sentence, sickle cell disease has had promising medical breakthroughs. These are the facts. Play Video. Play. Mute. Current Time 0:00. /. Duration Time 0:00. Loaded: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. 0:00. Progress: 0%. Stream TypeLIVE.and more »

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Receives $11.6 Million Grant for Follow–Up Services - Sickle Cell Anemia News;

Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Receives $11.6 Million Grant for Follow–Up Services - Sickle Cell Anemia News

Sickle Cell Anemia NewsSickle Cell Disease Association of America Receives $11.6 Million Grant for Follow–Up ServicesSickle Cell Anemia NewsThe Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has awarded the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA) a $2.9 million annual grant for the next four years to establish a ...and more »

First Sickle Cell pre-conception screening project launched - Ghana Business News;

First Sickle Cell pre-conception screening project launched - Ghana Business News

Ghana Business NewsFirst Sickle Cell pre-conception screening project launchedGhana Business NewsThe Sickle Cell Condition Awareness Advocates (SICCA), a non-governmental organisation, in partnership with the Ghana Academy of Arts and Sciences, has launched the first Sickle Cell Pre-conception Screening Project in Ghana. The Project, which was ...and more »

Senator Abe promises Senate, Sickle Cell Anaemia group partnership - TheNewsGuru;

Senator Abe promises Senate, Sickle Cell Anaemia group partnership - TheNewsGuru

TheNewsGuruSenator Abe promises Senate, Sickle Cell Anaemia group partnershipTheNewsGuruThe senator representing Rivers South East Senatorial District, Senator Magnus Ngei Abe, has promised to spearhead sickle cell awareness campaign and the group's collaboration with the Senate. Senator Abe who was speaking at a symposium to mark the ...and more »

Ask Dr. Kevin: Understanding Sickle Cell Disease - Black Press USA;

Ask Dr. Kevin: Understanding Sickle Cell Disease - Black Press USA

Black Press USAAsk Dr. Kevin: Understanding Sickle Cell DiseaseBlack Press USAAsk Dr. Kevin is a new feature brought to you by Pfizer Rare Disease in collaboration with the National Newspaper Publishers Association (NNPA) to increase understanding of sickle cell disease. Dr. Kevin is currently the Chief Medical Officer for Rare ...and more »

Living with sickle cell; the untold story [Audio] - Citifmonline;

Living with sickle cell; the untold story [Audio] - Citifmonline

CitifmonlineLiving with sickle cell; the untold story [Audio]CitifmonlineImagine being in pain every day of your life. Your knees hurt, you feel sharp pains in your elbow and your entire body is in constant pain. To complicate your woes, you often have low energy because your red blood cells have broken down. Well, this is ...and more »

#MySickleStory: Celebrating Warriors on World Sickle Cell Day - Ventures Africa;

#MySickleStory: Celebrating Warriors on World Sickle Cell Day - Ventures Africa

Ventures Africa#MySickleStory: Celebrating Warriors on World Sickle Cell DayVentures AfricaWorld Sickle Cell Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly in 2008 to increase public knowledge and an understanding of sickle cell disease. It is celebrated annually on the 19th of June. Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) has become a ...and more »

Growing Up With Sickle Cell - HuffPost UK;

Growing Up With Sickle Cell - HuffPost UK

HuffPost UKGrowing Up With Sickle CellHuffPost UKGrowing up, my life was different. Different from friends, classmates, and family. Pretty much anybody I knew. I struggled with pain intermittently. With Fatigue. And with chronic ill-health. Advertisement. My earliest memories are of my family ...and more »

Mental health issues in sickle cell: The elephant in the room - New Vision;

Mental health issues in sickle cell: The elephant in the room - New Vision

New VisionMental health issues in sickle cell: The elephant in the roomNew VisionAs per the Day's theme, it, therefore, call for us all to handle the mental health of people with sickle cell disease differently. Ashirafkamulali 703x422. Ashiraf Ssebandeke is the executive director of the Action against Sickle Cell Disease. By ...and more »

NGO celebrates Sickle Cell Day - Citifmonline;

NGO celebrates Sickle Cell Day - Citifmonline

CitifmonlineNGO celebrates Sickle Cell DayCitifmonlineOut of the number, 50 to 80 per cent die before attaining age five, a situation if not properly checked could deprive the nation of her future national assets. Mr Kofi Tenkorang, Chief Executive Officer of Africa Sickle Cell Watch, a Non-Governmental ...and more »

Uganda: 42 Years With Sickle Cell Disease - AllAfrica.com

Uganda: 42 Years With Sickle Cell DiseaseAllAfrica.comIn 1988, when Betty Namirimu was in Primary Seven at St Joseph Primary School in Nabbingo, a teacher asked her to sweep the classroom. She refused and told the teacher she was unwell. Because of disobedience, the teacher spanked her. Namirimu cried ...and more »

SMMC, SSCF host conference jointly on World Sickle Cell Day - The Daily Herald (press release);

SMMC, SSCF host conference jointly on World Sickle Cell Day - The Daily Herald (press release)

The Daily Herald (press release)SMMC, SSCF host conference jointly on World Sickle Cell DayThe Daily Herald (press release)CAY HILL--St. Maarten Medical Center (SMMC) in collaboration with the St. Maarten Sickle Cell Foundation (SSCF) held a conference on World Sickle Cell Day on June 19, to create a platform where medical professionals and patients could participate in a ...and more »

Sickle cell anaemia: a hidden disease in Nigeria - BBC News;

Sickle cell anaemia: a hidden disease in Nigeria - BBC News

BBC NewsSickle cell anaemia: a hidden disease in NigeriaBBC NewsSickle cell disease is a genetic condition that affects how red blood cells develop. It is a disorder which can be passed from parents to children. People suffering from this disease are predominantly of African, Caribbean, Middle Eastern, Eastern ...and more »

'Nigeria loses 100000 infants to sickle cell annually' - Vanguard;

'Nigeria loses 100000 infants to sickle cell annually' - Vanguard

Vanguard'Nigeria loses 100000 infants to sickle cell annually'VanguardLAGOS—As Nigerians joined the rest of the World to mark this year's World Sickle Cell Day, at least 100,000 Nigerian infants die annually due to Sickle Cell Disease, SCD. Meanwhile, Nigerian youths have been urged to know the genotype of their ...and more »

Balloon release held on world sickle cell day - WTVM

Balloon release held on world sickle cell dayWTVMCOLUMBUS, GA (WTVM) – A local group released balloons to honor people across the Chattahoochee Valley who have passed away from a battle with sickle cell disease. The release, falling on "world sickle cell day," held to recognize the 100,000-people ...and more »

We need to raise awareness on sickle disease - Prof Ohene-Frimpong - GhanaWeb;

We need to raise awareness on sickle disease - Prof Ohene-Frimpong - GhanaWeb

GhanaWebWe need to raise awareness on sickle disease - Prof Ohene-FrimpongGhanaWebPresident and National Programs Coordinator of the Sickle Cell Foundation, Professor Kweku Ohene-Frimpong has underscored the need for individuals suffering from sickle cell disease to take very good care of themselves and avoid things that may ...and more »

ASH Announces Upcoming Sickle Cell Disease Guidelines - Rare Disease Report

ASH Announces Upcoming Sickle Cell Disease GuidelinesRare Disease ReportJune 19 is World Sickle Cell Awareness Day, and to raise awareness, the American Society of Hematology (ASH) has announced the launching of an effort to develop clinical practice guidelines for management of the disease, among other new initiatives.and more »

Sickle-cell disease: Health minister wants pre-marital testing - NTV Uganda;

Sickle-cell disease: Health minister wants pre-marital testing - NTV Uganda

NTV UgandaSickle-cell disease: Health minister wants pre-marital testingNTV UgandaMinister of Health Dr. Ruth Aceng has called for a policy to have all couples screened for sickle disease before they marry. An error occurred. Try watching this video on www.youtube.com, or enable JavaScript if it is disabled in your browser. Minister ...and more »