Help Treat Chronic Leg Ulcers in 50 Nigerians


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Leg ulcers, the most debilitating and stigmatizing complication of sickle cell disease can remain unhealed for years. Very painful, they render patients incapacitated, confined indoors and preclude them from leading normal, productive lives. Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria has identified a wound dressing solution more effective for healing these ulcers than commonly used solutions. This project will be providing FREE wound dressings for 50 indigent patients in Nigeria over a 6 month period.

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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.

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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.

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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?

Click here to find a detailed list of all our services and activities.

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