27 Nov
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CSS HOLDS ZERO TO HERO CONFERENCE 3.0

The Zero to Hero 3.0 was highly engaging and enlightening for attendees who were present at the conference venue, Sentinel Center, Maryland, Lagos on Saturday 6th July 2019. With the theme, The Nigerian Youth: Optimizing the Demographic Dividend, the conference provided a great platform to discuss contemporary issues that youthfulness in Nigeria represents in the […]

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27 Nov
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GOSPEL OF BUKA FOOD ACCORDING TO SAMI

Ofada rice, amala, semo, ewa aganyin, ofe nsala, banga soup, egusi soup, efo riro, name it… it was simply a harvest of local African delicacies served hot and fresh by top food vendors in the city of Lagos when Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI) had her first Buka Festival in the warm ambiance […]

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27 Nov
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ABULE ODU – COMMUNITY WELL SERVED

Talk about community engagement, that’s exactly what SAMI did with her medical outreach to Abule Odu, a community in the Egbeda-Idimu axis of Lagos. For the third time this year, Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI) visited the community with her team of doctors, nurses, and volunteers on 28th September, 2019. It also provided […]

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27 Nov
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SAMI’s MEDIA TOUR RECORDS TREMENDOUS SUCCESS

Talk about taking a city, that’s what Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI) did with her innovative sickle cell awareness drive. This time, Lagos, Ogun, Oyo, Osun, Kwara, and even as far as Benin republic, felt the impact of the awareness campaign. This was engendered by the massive spread of the media, particularly the […]

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SAMI TAKES OUTREACH TO ABULE ODU

The awareness effort of Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management Initiative (SAMI) was brought to bear on the Abule Odu community in the Egbeda-Idimu axis of Lagos on 22nd June 2019. It was the second time SAMI will visit the community having had a previous time in the rapidly-growing community in the month of April. Dwellers […]

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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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19 Jul
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SICKLE CELL ADVOCACY HOLDS BAKE AND GRILL CHARITY EVENT

In an effort to improve awareness of sickle cell disorder, Sickle Cell Advocacy held an annual event tagged The Bake ‘N’ Grill Charity Fair.  The event which to place on the 26th of May, it was another eventful day for Sickle Cell Advocacy for its the annual Bake ‘N’ Grill event.  The event, which was […]

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19 Jul
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SAMI COLLABORATES TO EDUCATE MAKOKO COMMUNITY DESPITE DOWNPOUR

As part of efforts to educate the society especially the disadvantaged community on issues dealing with health and sickle cell disorder, Sickle Cell Advocacy and Management initiative in collaboration with CrimsonBow Sickle cell Initiative, Nirvana Initiative and Kindle Africa Initiative organised an awareness outreach. And so it was despite the heavy downpour that heralded the […]

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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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