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Sickle Cell Disorder

17 Sep
‘Nene, pray for your brother. He's very ill.’ Ebere said, as she dropped the phone she had been holding to her ear. She had just gotten off the phone with her sister who was in the hospital. ‘That's good for him. I don't even want him to come back.’ Nene, her niece, quipped. ‘Ah, Nene!…
5 Sep
Adaku was walking towards the open staff room when she heard someone mention her name. There was always one discussion or the other going on in the staff room, so she did not think it was anything spectacular. However, she paused to listen out of curiosity. ‘I told our supervisor it was a bad idea…
18 Jun
The Winner of Big Brother Naija (BBNaija) Season 5, and Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria Ambassador, Olamilekan Agbeleshe, popularly known as Laycon, a sickle cell carrier, has called on Nigerians to always go for genotype screening to know their haemoglobin phenotype and compatibility before getting married to reduce the number of Nigerians living with Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD).
11 Dec 2022
With the numerous “Know your Genotype” campaigns around the country, one would think that the burden of Sickle Cell Disorder will have significantly reduced in Nigeria, but this is not the case as Nigeria...

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