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Sickle Cell Community Annual Children’s Christmas Party
Thank you for registering your family for the Sickle Cell Community’s Annual Children’s Christmas Party. Registration ensures that every child has an opportunity to receive a gift. 1 (One) gift [...]
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Go R.E.D. for Sickle Cell
WE WANT YOU TO GO R.E.D. FOR SICKLE CELL With Sickle Cell Awareness Month underway and our #ONGoesRED contest in full swing, we wanted to introduce the awareness component of [...]
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Ontario Goes RED for Sickle Cell Awareness Month – Contest
GO RED, SAVE GREEN! September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month and we want YOUR help in turning Ontario RED! So we’ve created a contest to make raising awareness FUN while [...]
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September is Sickle Cell Awareness Month
Toronto, Ontario, August 12, 2019 - On Sunday, September 15, 2019, Camp Jumoke, Sickle Cell Association of Ontario and TAIBU Community Health Centre invite you to join us at our [...]
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‘Black Don’t Crack’ Masks A Painful Reality For Many Black Canadians
Here's why I no longer use the phrase. Somewhere between melanin and resilient facial structure, there’s a medical explanation for the apparent “agelessness” of Black skin. According to a study from [...]
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World Sickle Cell Day 2019 Public Service Announcement
Public Service Announcement featuring Jill Andrew, MPP Toronto-St. Paul's, NDP and Ulysse Guerrier, Director, Patient Support, Sickle Cell Association of Ontario for World Sickle Cell Day 2019.
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June 19 is World Sickle Cell Day by Jill Andrew
World Sickle Cell Day, June 19, was established by the  United Nations in 2008 and was first officially recognized in 2009.  People with sickle cell  disease (SCD), also referred to [...]
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Sickle Cell Association of Ontario founder ‘very happy’ with achievements on 97th birthday
The Sickle Cell Association of Ontario — the organization founded by Lillie Johnson 37 years ago — paid tribute to her on Saturday as she celebrated her 97th birthday. "As I look around [...]
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Sickle Cell Association raises funds while having fun at the JCA Walk Good Walk-a-ton
On Sunday, May 6th, the Sickle Cell Association of Ontario's team of fundraisers joined a group of other charities to raise funds for their respective organizations and funds for scholarships [...]
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Alberta woman 1st adult in Canada to be ‘cured’ of sickle cell anemia through stem…
An Alberta woman is the first adult in Canada to be cured of sickle cell anemia with the help of a sister's love — and a stem cell transplant. Revée Agyepong, 26, of [...]
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