For eight consecutive years, stunningly beautiful Zandra Chidinma Nwogu, 35 had been crises-free. All of a sudden, on November 27, 2018, as she prepared for
One of Nigeria’s most active SCD whatsapp platforms, the Pearl Sickle Cell Foundation, is having a presidential candidate for the 2019 General Elections in Nigeria,
more funds to flow into research for improved quality of life, cure …. On December 11, 2018, the US Congress passed the bi-partisan Sickle Cell
And I looked at the bottle of 75 hydrocodone pills and wished I could just take them all
and not have to live like this.
A day in the life of a laboratory scientist Without an effective laboratory to compliment services, a medical doctor works as if blindfolded. Cognizant of
I’ve launched a ‘stigma free’ campaign so that those who have been or feel ostracized by society because of their illness know that there is hope and that there are advocates dedicated to fighting for them locally, nationally and internationally.
Living with an invisible illness You look very OK to an observer but feel awful inside By Lady Anne Welsh, UK Having sickle cell has
Normally a quiet, self-assured woman, she went to pieces when her first child, then 11 months old, was diagnosed with sickle cell anaemia (SCA). It
‘I USED TO QUERY GOD, ‘WHY ME?!!’ The saying, ‘necessity is the mother of invention’ has become so worn it has turned into a
Sikul Sel Song – by pupils from a Sierra Leone school In 2017, Dr Maria Berghs, a colleague of Professor Simon Dyson at De Montfort