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From Paralysis To PhD – the story of a sickle cell warrior, as told by his mum

Your Child Has Only Three Days To Live, doctors at ABUTH told Mrs. Fagbamigbe A Mum’s Testimonial on the administration of a supplement she’d never heard of, on a very desperate occasion …By Ayoola Olajide, General Editor, Sickle Cell News The doctors gave out no hope about my son ever recovering from his paralysis –…

Painkillers Can Harm More Than Help

Research states Paracetamol, Ibruprofen, Panadol and other analgesics for chronic pain can do much more harm than good It’s a common scene at Sickle Cell Club meetings in Africa and elsewhere. Children and adults are given painkillers of various brands to meet pain head on. Some Clubs are savvy enough to warn againts use outside…

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Chara’s Diary Goes For The Jugular of SCD

Psychology Graduate Goes For the Jugular of SCD By Accentuating Genotype Awareness Oluwagbamila Boluwatife, a sickle cell warrior, mental health advocate and Psychology graduate of Obafemi  Awolowo University, Nigeria loves to swim, travel, read and go on an adventures. However, her passions are attuned more towards sickle cell awareness than anything else. ‘I strongly believe…