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What is Sickle Cell Disease?

Sickle Cell Disease is an inherited red blood cell disorder that causes healthy, round red blood cells to become hard, sticky, and c-shaped—just like the farm tool called a “sickle”.

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  • WHO Publishes New Guidelines for SCD Management in Africa
    by Emma Day on July 17, 2024 at 6:07 pm

    The World Health Organization (WHO) recently published a comprehensive package of interventions for sickle cell disease management in Africa. The package outlines a holistic and integrated approach to disease management. This information is useful for the general context of sickle cell advocacy. Current and former members of SCDAA’s Medical and Research Advisory Committee (MARAC) were The post WHO Publishes New Guidelines for SCD Management in Africa appeared first on Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Inc..

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