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Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Day and Thalassemia Awareness Day Bill 255 Becomes Law

“I am so thankful that I had the opportunity to meet with Lanre – Founder of the Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario – when I was first elected, to learn more about how much of an impact this disease causes for so many people in our communities,” said Khanjin.

International Thalassaemia Day 2021

On International Thalassaemia Day, TIF shines a light on the striking health inequalities that affect the global thalassaemia community, further accentuated by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. NICOSIA, May 5, 2021/Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) – Marking International Thalassaemia Day on 8 May, the Thalassaemia International Federation (TIF) gives voice to countless individuals with thalassaemia all over the world…

Wanted Dead Or Alive

Though in Yoruba, Igbo or English attire, you could mistake him for a Hausaman. Abraham Oluwafunso Balogun speaks fluent Yoruba, Hausa and English. Currently living in Magboro, Ogun State, Balogun is well-travelled within Northern Nigeria and has lived in towns and villages such as Tudun Wada, Kachia, Barnawa, Narayi. Kafanchan, Zonkwa, Gyadi, Gyadi, Yankaba, Talese,…

Ghanaian Actress Donates Day-Care Centre

To celebrate her birthday 5th December, Ghanaian actress Jackie Appiah donated a Day Care Centre to the Children’s Clinic at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital, Ghana. Jackie’s wellknown compassion for the disadvantaged was heightened when her friend, Jo-Anne Badu succumbed to SCD complications in 2019. In a statement to mark the hand over of Jackie’s Corner…