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‘I was 10 years old when my little brother passed away in my arms’

Come February 2020, the US-based JAYJ Foundation will flag off a seminal sickle cell awareness campaign and newborn screening program in Haiti. JAYJ is named in memory of her three brothers who died from sickle cell complications. Founder/President Valentine Joseph, 50 is herself with the sickle cell trait and has a grownup daughter with HbSC.…