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What Is Sickle Cell Disease?

  Definition: Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects Red Blood Cells. People with Sickle Cell Disease have Red Blood Cells that contain haemoglobin S, an abnormal type of haemoglobin. Haemoglobin is the substance within Red Blood Cells that carry oxygen from the air into our lungs and to all parts of Read more about What Is Sickle Cell Disease?[…]

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World Sickle Cell Day 2019

World Health Days are an essential part of public health policy. They provide opportunity for raising awareness and mobilising local and international support for a wide spectrum of medical conditions. Sickle Cell Disease is a potentially fatal disease and one of the main causes of premature death amongst children under the age of five in Read more about World Sickle Cell Day 2019[…]

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Patient-Centered Care; The Sickle Life Experience.

In February 2018, Sickle Life was honoured to speak at the first Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)   Africa Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare held from 19th to 21st February in Durban, South Africa. The IHI Africa forum brought together health workers, improvement managers and policymakers from across Africa and beyond in multiple Read more about Patient-Centered Care; The Sickle Life Experience.[…]

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Valentine’s With Alpha Beta.

Click here to see more pictures in our Photo Gallery.     As part of our core mandate of educating the public about Sickle Cell Disease to empower people make informed decisions about the condition, Sickle Life engaged with Form 1 to Upper Six students of Alpha Beta Christian College, Dansoman Accra yesterday 13th February Read more about Valentine’s With Alpha Beta.[…]

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SCAI and AIA donate 25,000 Ghana Cedis to Korle-Bu Sickle Cell Unit.

Click here to see more pictures in our Photo Gallery.   This weekend, we joined our partners Sickle Cell Awareness Initiative (SCAI) on a sponsored health walk with students from Aves International Academy (AIA), Tema, Community 25 in aid of the Korle-Bu Teaching Hospital Sickle Cell Clinic. A preliminary cheque of 25,000 Ghana Cedis was presented Read more about SCAI and AIA donate 25,000 Ghana Cedis to Korle-Bu Sickle Cell Unit.[…]

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