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2019 World Sickle Cell Day

June 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

On 22 December 2008, the United Nations General Assembly adopted Resolution A/63/L63 that recognises sickle cell disease as a public health problem and “one of the world’s foremost genetic diseases.”

The resolution calls for member States and the organizations of the United Nations system to raise awareness of sickle-cell anaemia on June 19th of each year at national and international level.

Theme: Stem Cells Transplantation – Cure for SCD

Speaker :  Professor Adetola Kassim.

International –renowned Professor of Medicine, Haematology and Oncology as well as Head, Center of Excellence for Sickle Cell Disease, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, USA – Professor Adetola Kassim.

Details of the event are as follows:

Date: Tuesday 18th June 2019

Time: 10:00 a.m

Venue: Agip Recital Hall, MUSON Centre, Onikan, Lagos

Topic: Stem Cells Transplantation & Emerging Frontier in Sickle Cell Disorder Management.


June 18, 2019
10:00 am - 5:00 pm


Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria
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Agip Recital Hall
MUSON Centre, Onikan
Lagos, Lagos Nigeria
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