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Sickle Cell Foundation

23 May 2021
ALL is set for the National Arts in Health Conference. Billed to hold at the Sickle Cell Foundation headquarters, Idi-Araba, Lagos, it is themed, ‘The Arts, Health and You, Arts In Medicine’.
11 Jun 2019
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12 May 2019
The Chairman and Founder, Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria, (SCFN), Prof. Olu Akinyanju has commended MultiChoice, a leading pay-television provider for using it broadcast platform and resources to create awareness about sickle cell disorder. Speaking at the closing/certificate award ceremony of the 18th Genetic Counselling Training course on Sickle Cell Disorder at the National Sickle Cell…
5 May 2019
At an early age, my father gave me a book called Kon-tiki Expedition by Thor Heyerdahl and after reading that book, I was so mesmerised...
24 Jun 2018
In commemoration of the 2018 World Sickle Cell Day, the Sickle Cell Foundation of Nigeria has lauded the Lagos State government for donating N200m for the establishment of a bone marrow transplant unit at the Lagos University Teaching Hospital (LUTH).   The foundation’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Dr. Annette Akinsete, at one of the events…
4 Jan 2018
The Tonymay Foundation, which recently organised a social welfare programme for sickle cell patients in Kirikiri, Lagos, has stressed the need for a viable policy on sickle cell anaemia.
30 Nov 2017
In keeping with its tradition, Avi-Cenna International School, Lagos has presented N7.5milliom cheques to two local charities taking care of children living with cancer and sickle cell.
19 Oct 2017
Principal of Dowen College, Olawumi Togonu-Bickersteth, said the walk was part of its 20th anniversary celebration, which they have used as a medium to reach out to those with the sickle cell anemia.


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Gov. Bala Mohammed of Bauchi State said on Saturday that the state would not be a safe haven for bandits.
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Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan signalled on Saturday that no progress had been made in Sweden's bid to join NATO, urging Stockholm to take "concrete actions" to meet Ankara's concerns, his office said.
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Ukraine said it came under "massive bombardment" Saturday from neighbouring Belarus, a Russian ally not officially involved in the conflict, as clashes were reported in the streets of the eastern city of Lysychansk.
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Afghanistan's Taliban rulers pledged on Saturday they would not interfere with international efforts to distribute aid to tens of thousands of people affected by this week's deadly earthquake.
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As the 2023 election draws near, the need to get PVC by most Nigerians has become apparent. Recently, news hit the media waves that the National Electoral Commission (INEC) faced an upsurge unlike anything they are used to.  According to the Independent National Electoral Commission, in the third quarter of the current Continuous Voter Registration…