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Jobelyn: An Amazing Blood Booster From Nature’s Pharmacy – A Doctor’s Testimony

Jobelyn: A Dramatic Blood-Boosting Phytoceutical From South-West Nigeria The Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) Hospital,Olodi- Apapa, is located in a high density but economically-backward portion of Nigeria’s economic capital, Lagos. Infections are rife and for those with sickle cell, malaria and typhoid are a constant threat. For folks with SCD, characteristically short of blood, malaria parasites…

May 8 2024: International Thalassaemia Day

Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) With an estimated 100 million people worldwide carrying genes responsible for thalassaemia, and more than 300,000 babies born annually with severe forms of the disease, International Thalassaemia Day is a powerful call to raise awareness about this condition and its impact while celebrating the solidarity of the resilient thalassaemia community worldwide.…

TAHF Raises Bar For Genotype Awareness In Nigeria

29 March 2024 A multitude of school-aged children and adolescents in school uniforms and their parents massed at Med-In Specialist Hospital, Ogudu, Lagos for yet another of the ongoing Temitayo Awosika Help Foundation’s Back-To-School, HFP and Know-Your-Genotype (KYG) programmes. For the parents and their children, it was as robust an Easter Saturday celebration as any,…

TAHF Offers More Support To Sickle Cell Warriors

… Temitayo Awosika Help Foundation Launches 3 in 1 SCD Support/Awareness Programmes On February 16, 2024, Sickle Cell Warriors from various Lagos-based Sickle Cell Clubs along with their coordinators turned up at Med-In Specialist Hospital, 1/3 Oshogbo Street, Off Celestial Way, Ogudu-Lagos, to partake in TAHF’s first tranche of humanitarian projects of the year. Every…

SCAGO Holds 3rd Annual Summit Nov 3-4

Theme for the SCAGO 2023 Summit is ‘Advocacy for Sickle Cell Disease’ For the 3rd year running, the Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario (SCAGO) is holding its annual sickle cell summit virtually. Seasoned experts will address topics ranging from Innovative Therapies to Navigating Relationships with SCD. This year’s summit will be delivered via virtual…

GANSID Holds Inaugural Global Gathering October 20-21, 2023

The Global Action Network For Sickle Cell and Other Inherited Blood Diseases (GANSID) holds its inaugural congress virtually from October 20-21, 2023. With the theme, There’s Power In the Collective, the gathering brings together stakeholders in the Hereditary Blood Disorders (HBDs) Community to identify opportunities for collective actions to improve outcomes for people impacted by…

dr kharya gaurav’s clients share bone marrow transplant experiences in India

Parents of Children Cured of SCD & Leukemia Share Tips on Coping With The BMT Process By Titi Aladei It was a reunion of sorts when BMT Specialist Dr. Kharya Gaurav, of Apollo Hospital, India visited Nigeria and rallied round his patients for a seminar/get-together in Abuja and Lagos. The first meeting took place in…

Global Handwashing Day Contest

As part of the Global Handwashing Day 2023 campaign, the Global Handwashing Partnership is hosting a creative contest that aims to encourage youth (18 years or under) to express their ideas and creativity through a short music video promoting clean hands. The ‘Creating Clean Hands’ Contest invites participants to showcase their talent and passion while…

Dr. Mrs. Dere Awosika

TAHF Launches Project FHP 100 For Sickle Cell ‘Warriors’

… 24 years on, the Awosika Family launches health project in son’s memory to assist SCWs Saturday August 12 would have been his 43rd birthday. Temitayo Awosika would probably have done what his family did on his behalf: the Awosikas rallied round Sickle Cell Warriors to help cushion the negative effects of harsh economic and…

Dr. David Abia-Okon – From Sceptic To Promoter

The Hungary-trained general surgeon/general medical practitioner had no intention of helping to inflict mumbo-jumbo on any of his patients! He had no choice when a Jehovah’s Witness mom presented with a child who was severely short of blood … Tweny-one years ago a surgeon broiling with rage and contempt visited a herbalist in Lagos. Hungarian-trained…

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