18 Jan
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HERE’S OUR TWELVE BASKETS FOR 2018

2018 was a great year for us at Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI), here’s a brief into our activities in the course of the year. 10 Hearty Cheers to SAMI – Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative celebrated her 10th year anniversary with a private dinner/fundraising event. #INoBeWaste trended – SAMI’s social media […]

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17 Jan
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CSS HOLDS END OF THE YEAR HANGOUT

It was a time to retreat and relax on 24th November, 2018 for Club Still Standing (CSS), the youth arm of Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI) as the group held its end of the year hangout. The hangout which gathered current and former members of the club held in the serene atmosphere of […]

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17 Jan
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AND IT’S A WRAP FOR 2018 XTRACARE

‘Xtra-delightful, Xtra-large, Xtra-delicious’ were some of the comments of visibly elated attendees of SAMI’s monthly ‘Xtracare’ Sickle Cell Free Clinic when she held her 2018 End of the Year party on Sat. 15th December, 2018. Now in her fifth year, the ‘Xtracare’ clinic – one of the flagship programs of Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management […]

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17 Jan
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SAMI welcomes you to 2019

IT’s 2019 Yaaaay!!! Happy new year!!! So good to have you all on another page of the timeline. 2019 promises to be a great year for you, trust us to be part of your success story. You are valuable to us. There is value in you. Maximize your value this year: Look behind There are […]

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30 Nov
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TOSYN BUCKNOR TAKES A BOW

Shocking it was when the news of the passing of Oluwatosin ‘Tosyn’ Bucknor-Boyer filtered across the social media on Tuesday, 20th November, 2018. The entertainer cum media personality was said to have been found dead in her home the previous night by her beloved husband. While breaking the news via her Instagram post, the sister […]

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14 Nov
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SAMI CELEBRATES 10TH ANNIVERSARY

It was a night of fun and entertainment as the Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI) celebrated its 10th year anniversary in a dinner which doubled as a fundraiser event for the sustenance of the landmark accomplishments of the organization in the years to come. The event was also used to reward the efforts […]

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14 Nov
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‘TOUCH A CELL WITH TOYIN & THE GANG’NOW LIVE ON RADIO

In a bid to permeate the grassroots with its message on sickle cell disorder, Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiaitive (SAMI) with support of Public Affairs Section of the United States Consulate debuted a new educative and entertaining show on Eko 89.7 FM, a popular radio station in the city of Lagos, Nigeria. The radio […]

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14 Nov
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CSS HOLDS #ZEROTOHERO2018 CONFERENCE

An enlightening session it was on the 1st September, 2018 when Club Still Standing (CSS), the youth arm of Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI) held its annual Zero to Hero conference. The conference which used the popular hashtag #ZeroToHero2018 was themed ‘Overcoming Hopelessness: The Mind, Society and the Nigerian Dream’ had speakers from […]

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14 Nov
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#INOBEWASTE TAKES SOCIAL MEDIA BY STORM

September of every year is celebrated world over as the Sickle Cell Awareness Month. This year, Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI) focused its awareness efforts on the disorder using the much-publicized #INoBeWaste hashtag. This was against the backdrop of the nationally televised gaffe by a certain Prof. Cyril Otoikhian on popular TV show, […]

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19 Jul
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WHY WE CELEBRATE WORLD SICKLE CELL DAY

Did you know that sickle cell Anemia is most common in African countries? The blood disorder was brought about while trying to fend off malaria which is widespread in African countries especially in the sub-Sahara, hence the high rates of sickle cell Anemia in that region. The sickle cell blood disorder is one that causes […]

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