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SCAP: World Sickle Cell Day, 2021

The SCAP (Sickle Cell Awareness Project) by DISCON (Disability & Sickle Cell Organization of Nigeria) held as planned yesterday, 19th June, at it office in Festac Town, Lagos State, to commemorate World Sickle Cell Day. In attendance were some shortlisted Warriors to receive their handout packs consisting of Routine Drugs, …

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Sickle Cell Awareness Prizes & Gifts

In commemoration of World Sickle Cell Day, 2021, DISCON (Disability & Sickle Cell Organization of Nigeria) will be giving out Free Routine Drugs, Branded Awareness T-shirts and Books by Dr. David Owoeye (A Life with Sickle Cell Anaemia) in drawing the curtains on the maiden edition of our programme, SCAP …

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SCAP: Sickle Cell Short Story Contest

This maiden edition of the SCAP (Sickle Cell Awareness Project) by DISCON (Disability & Sickle Cell Organization of Nigeria), an annual skills exposition event and awareness campaign, is a Short Story writing competition open to SCD warriors across the country, Nigeria. The Theme is Open. WHY PARTICIPATE? The SCAP is …

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HELP SAVE KATE’S LIFE

Kate James is a young hardworking single mother. She took ill sometimes in 2019 and was misdiagnosed for Ulcer, which she had been treating till February, 2020. Upon further examination by a doctor and lab tests, it came to fore she had LIVER Problem. Due to the Covid19 lockdown, accessibility …

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SICKLE CELL, HEARING LOSS & SPEECH

This customer on his way out of the office beckoned that he wanted to see me in camera. There were two other persons with me, so I had to excuse myself to give him an audience. “Sir, I would like to know you better. You sound like my countryman. Aren’t …

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MY SONGS OF GRATITUDE (2)

Not long after I was interviewed and published by a publication, the Sickle Cell News Journal (sicklecellnews.com), the publisher of the magazine got in touch again to inform me somebody else would also love to have a word with me and if he was free to share my contact info. …

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SICKLE CELL: Red Umbrella Walk 2019

By: Tayo Faloye The Red Umbrella Walk 2019, tagged: #ShoutItOut4SCD, to commemorate the World Sickle Day, took place today at the Unilag Sports Centre where the walk kicked off and rounded off. The massive turnout for the events by SCD Warriors, Sponsors, Caregivers, Healthcare Service Providers, Volunteers, Collaborators, Paramedics and …

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