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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[…]