Tag: sickle cell

sickle cell warrior rescued from mentally-challenged mum

Some with sickle cell are born to well-to-do parents, to health professionals, to successful politicians, even to Heads Of State like General Mohammadu Buhari, and Senators like Oluremi Tinubu. What if your parentage is flawed like that of Akeem Anjola Diamond? Until two years ago, Anjola’s mom tramped the streets of Ibadan with a little…

Welcome to WARRIOR UNIVERSITY

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…

TunMicro Sickle Cell Foundation Launches Week-long Genotype Sensitization Drive In Lagos

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…