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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19 Jul
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RED UMBRELLA WALK

June 19 is the World sickle cell day and it is celebrated all over the world in various unique ways. Nigeria has developed the tradition of having a walk to commemorate the day and to raise awareness for the Sickle Cell Disorder and celebrate milestones crossed, the walk is called “Red Umbrella Walk”. The theme […]

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15 Jun
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SAMI AND THE COALITION OF NGOS COMMEMORATE WORLD SICKLE CELL DAY

SAMI AND THE COALITION OF NGOS COMMEMORATE 2018 WORLD SICKLE CELL AWARENESS DAY WITH CHARITY WALK As part of efforts to deepen the awareness for sickle cell disorder, the Sickle Cell Advocacy Management Initiative (SAMI), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO) and the coalition of  NGOs in Lagos joined the rest of the world to mark this […]

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