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May 19, 2022

WORLD SICKLE CELL DAY EVENTS

Once again, Nigeria will be joining the global community to commemorate World Sickle Cell Day (WSCD) on June 19th – as designated by the United Nations. […]
February 10, 2022

ACCESS BANK LAGOS CITY MARATHON 2022

Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria (SCFN) has been invited to participate in the Access Bank Lagos City Marathon 2022 holding this weekend. This is an invitation to […]
February 10, 2022

OUR BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT (BMT) CENTRE OFFICIALLY OPENED BY THE GOVERNOR!

The Board, Management and Staff of Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria, wish to express our profound gratitude to His Excellency, Mr. Babajide Olusola Sanwo-Olu for the historic […]
January 27, 2022

MR. BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU FORMALLY OPENS THE SICKLE CELL FOUNDATION NIGERIA/LUTH BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT CENTRE

GOOD NEWS!!! THE GOVERNOR OF LAGOS STATE, MR. BABAJIDE SANWO-OLU FORMALLY OPENS THE SICKLE CELL FOUNDATION NIGERIA/LUTH BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT CENTRE. DATE: THURSDAY, 27TH JANUARY 2022 […]
July 16, 2021

THE DOORS TO OUR BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT CENTRE ARE NOW OPENED!

SICKLE CELL FOUNDATION NIGERIA (SCFN) AND LAGOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL (LUTH) PARTNER TO DEVELOP THE FIRST COMPREHENSIVE BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT CENTRE FOR SICKLE CELL DISORDER IN […]
July 16, 2021

VIRTUAL DANCE EVENT ON ZOOM – IN COMMEMORATION OF THE 2021 WORLD SICKLE CELL DAY.

The Coalition of Sickle Cell NGOs Nigeria in collaboration with LAYCON (Winner of BB Naija & Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria Ambassador) & MAGDA KACZMARSKA (World-renowned Choreographer, […]
July 16, 2021

VIRTUAL PANEL DISCUSSION ON ZOOM TO MARK THE 2021 WORLD SICKLE CELL DAY

  Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria organised a Virtual Panel Discussion on ZOOM to mark the 2021 World Sickle Cell Day. The theme is “COVID-19: ONE YEAR […]
October 2, 2020

SCFN AND LUTH PARTNER TO DEVELOP FIRST, COMPREHENSIVE BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT CENTRE FOR SICKLE CELL DISORDER IN AFRICA

PRESS RELEASE SICKLE CELL FOUNDATION NIGERIA (SCFN) AND LAGOS UNIVERSITY TEACHING HOSPITAL (LUTH) PARTNER TO DEVELOP FIRST, COMPREHENSIVE BONE MARROW TRANSPLANT CENTRE FOR SICKLE CELL DISORDER […]
September 22, 2020

SCFN Commissions EBT Unit, Immortalizes Late Board Member Muyiwa Talabi

By Bisi Afolabi, Health Correspondent A giant stride was taken recently in the search for state of the art, technology-driven, and very effective treatment/management solution towards alleviating the […]
June 16, 2020

Dance for Sickle Cell a Virtual Movement

The Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria in collaboration with Arts in Medicine Projects and Magda Kaczmarska present Dance for Sickle Cell a Virtual Movement. Date: 18th June […]
June 11, 2020

WEBINAR to mark the 2020 World Sickle Cell Day

Dear all You are warmly invited to a WEBINAR on zoom to mark the 2020 World Sickle Cell Day. Details are as follows: Topic: SICKLE CELL […]
June 11, 2020

LOVE A NIGERIAN

Nigeria has the largest number of people living with sickle cell disorder in the entire world. This fact will come as a shock to many of […]
June 5, 2020

WORLD SICKLE CELL DAY 2020

#WorldSickleCellDay As part of activities lined up to mark the 2020 World Sickle Cell Day,  Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria is presenting the RECORDING OF THE RECENTLY […]
May 18, 2020

INVITATION TO ALL IN THE SICKLE CELL COMMUNITY!!!

INVITATION TO ALL IN THE SICKLE CELL COMMUNITY!!! #SickleCellEducation #PatientEmpowerment Patients, Parents, Families, Support Groups, Sickle Cell NGOs, Sickle Cell Experts and ALL interested in the […]
May 15, 2020

REOPENING OF SERVICES AT THE NATIONAL SICKLE CELL CENTRE LAGOS

NOTICE! NOTICE!! NOTICE!!! REOPENING OF SERVICES AT THE NATIONAL SICKLE CELL CENTRE LAGOS THE LOCKDOWN IMPOSED BY GOVERNMENT DUE TO THE COVID-19 EPIDEMIC HAS BEEN EASED. […]
March 26, 2020

CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19 & SICKLE CELL DISORDER

It is no longer news that Coronavirus is wreaking havoc across the globe. What is Coronavirus? It is a new virus (discovered only in December 2019) […]
March 24, 2020

NOTICE! NOTICE!! NOTICE!!!

THE FOLLOWING SERVICES HAVE BEEN PUT ON HOLD AT THE NATIONAL SICKLE CELL CENTRE IN RESPONSE TO THE COVID-19 OUTBREAK 1) Genetic Counselling 2) TCD (Trans […]
June 1, 2016

2016 WORLD SICKLE CELL DAY – Upcoming Events

Nigeria will join the global community to commemorate World Sickle Cell Day on June 19th – as designated by the United Nations; this is a day set […]
April 21, 2016

Leg ulcer in Sickle Cell Disorder

LEG ULCER IN SICKLE CELL DISORDER   Leg ulcers are one of the most debilitating and stigmatizing complications of sickle cell disorder occurring in one ankle […]
March 23, 2016

Art Therapy for Chronic Illness

Art Therapy for Chronic Illness Sickle Cell Disorder is a chronic illness. When a person is diagnosed with illness, the health worker’s first instinct is to […]
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