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25 Feb
There is hope in the horizon for a cure for sickle cell anaemia as sickle cell patients in England have begun receiving the first new treatment for the blood disorder worth £1,000
28 Jun 2021
As part of effort aimed at supporting the physical, social and emotional well-being of children and people living with sickle cell disease
23 Jun 2021
The Director of Bentoluene International Health Concept, Dr. Ogunleye Toluwalope, has called on parents to encourage their children to know their genotype before getting into relationships.
30 Mar 2021
The global battle against sickle cell continues as stakeholders plan the second African congress to facilitate exchange of information among scientists, researchers and policy makers on how to effectively tackle the disease.
26 Nov 2020
Two Nigerian-born but American trained medical doctors have pioneered target organ delivery of adult stem cells to treat sickle cell and kidney disease patients
26 Oct 2020
Reality TV star and rapper Laycon has endeared himself to the heart of his fans yet again after it was revealed that he donated money towards the care of sickle cell patients. Laycon who emerged winner of the recently concluded Big Brother Naija had during the course of the show revealed that his genotype is SC.…
10 Sep 2020
Medical experts have tasked the National Assembly to make laws that can guarantee free treatment for sickle cell children under the age of five. Speaking at the launch of Muyiwa Talabi Exchange Blood Transfusion (EBT) Unit, at the National Sickle Cell Centre, Lagos, Director/Chief Executive Officer, Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria (SCFN), Dr. Annette Akinsete, noted…
30 Jun 2020
Rotary Club of Eko Atlantic has pledged to end sickle cell, cancer, maternal, infant, typhoid and other disease mortality in Lagos State, while donating laboratory equipment to assist accurate...
29 May 2020
Today, globally there are over five million confirmed cases, over 300,000 deaths and luckily nearly three million recoveries.
8 Feb 2020
Growing with sickle cell is not fun, I was always restricted for fear of being sick, despite that I was mostly sick.
Abiku
26 Jan 2020
“In vain your bangles cast Charmed circles at my feet; I am Àbíkú, calling for the first And the repeated time.” - Wole Soyinka (1965) They have existed from time immemorial, in Yorùbá culture and other major cultures in Nigeria and Africa in general. These are children who are born to die. They are called…
17 Nov 2019
A survivor of sickle cell disease and Editor of African Sickle Cell News magazine, Ayoola Olajide, 55, has advised sickle cell patients to always stay hydrated...

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