Tag: sickle cell

Nigerian-Canadian Lanre Tunji-Ajayi Gets Canada’s Medal of Honour

Season of Honours for Canada’s #1 SCD Activist It all began with trying to immortalize a younger brother and a fallen SCD hero when Lanre Tunji-Ajayi established the Seed Of Life Philanthropic Organization, SOLPO, which later morphed into the Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario (SCAGO). Mrs. Tunji-Ajayi poured all her energy into her project,…

Jobelyn: An Amazing Blood Booster From Nature’s Pharmacy – A Doctor’s Testimony

Jobelyn: A Dramatic Blood-Boosting Phytoceutical From South-West Nigeria The Blessed Virgin Mary (BVM) Hospital,Olodi- Apapa, is located in a high density but economically-backward portion of Nigeria’s economic capital, Lagos. Infections are rife and for those with sickle cell, malaria and typhoid are a constant threat. For folks with SCD, characteristically short of blood, malaria parasites…

46 years with sickle cell – and no blood transfusion!

‘Losing My Hearing To SCD Has Not Dented My Zest For life!’ – interview with a free-thinker warrior and activist, Olutayo Faloye Olutayo Faloye is a 46-year-old Warrior who holds a B.A Linguistics Degree from the Lagos State University (LASU). Asthmatic and sickly as a child, he was diagnosed with SCD (HbSC) at the age…