Hip Replacement for 12 Nigerians with Sickle Cell
Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria will identify 12 indigent sickle cell patients from different zones of Nigeria with degeneration of the hip joint and provide them with the life-changing and life-saving hip replacement surgery – FREE. The surgeries will be performed locally at $8,000 per patient in collaboration with National Orthopaedic Hospital, Lagos, Nigeria’s leading orthopaedic hospital.
Give the Gift of Volunteering
You can register as a Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria volunteer so you too can bring hope to the African child. Join our community of volunteers who make it possible for us to deliver the services we do. Our volunteers take part in various activities such as advocacy, fund raising, event organisation, lab assistance and even article submission for our bulletin. Get in touch to find out more.
Sickle Cell Disorder Database
The Sickle cell Foundation Nigeria has initiated a database of people living with Sickle Cell Disorder (SCD) in Nigeria. This would be a valuable resource for planning for better health care, for essential communication and for monitoring survival trend. Kindly complete the form if you have Sickle Cell Disorder. Click on the button below to REGISTER. If you also know anyone with the Disorder, please encourage them to come register.
FACTS ABOUT US
When I donate, where does my money go?
You may send money or bequeath property to the Sickle Cell Foundation or sponsor the development of any of its facilities or the purchase of specialized equipment. The donations will be applied to the project as needed unless donors ask to dedicate their contributions to specific programme/project areas. Your contribution will go a long way in addressing this long standing African public health problem.
How can I donate to your cause?
There are 3 easy ways to donate to SCFN. please visit our donation page
to find out more.
Where can I share my stories?
Do you have something you want to share with the rest of the community? Do you, a family member or friend have sickle cell? Are you a volunteer? Has your life been affected by the disorder in some way? You can share your stories and experiences over on our Forum
Where is the Centre located?
The National Sickle Cell Centre is located at Ishaga Road, Idiaraba, Lagos, Opp Lagos University Teaching Hospital – LUTH. You can find the map and further contact details on our contact page.
What services and activities are available?
to find a detailed list of all our services and activities.