Warrior University is an online, curriculum-based educational platform, powered by the patients and caregivers of the Sickle Cell Consortium. All classes, presentations and workshops are classified into four warrior university pillars: Disease Education (ex. The Expert Patient Series) Community-Based Organization/Certified Community Advocate Training & Best Practices Research, Legislation & Policy Warrior/Caregiver Life Skills ABOUT THE …

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By Ayoola Olajide and ‘Tosin Fawemida It has been observed that slums arise as a failure of governance. Slum dwellers are often the most neglected, marginalized and underserved citizens of any nation. The living conditions are overcrowded and dismal. Superstition, ignorance, unemployment and illiteracy run rife in the sub-society called Makoko, a sprawling township in …

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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 an appointment slated to take place the next day, sickle cell crises erupted. ‘I was cleaning my shoes when I felt this sharp pain course through my neck, spine and …

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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, Linguistics Prof. (Mrs.) Funmilayo Adesanya- Davies, on the hot seat this weekend. Prof Adesanya-Davies is seeking to occupy Nigeria’s #1 political office come 2019 on the ticket of the Mass …

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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 Disease and Other Heritable Blood Disorders Research, Surveillance, Prevention, and Treatment Act of 2018. This legislation authorizes a program within the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) that will …

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