Category: In The News

Sickle Cell Patient COVID-19 Checklist
A simple, easy to follow infographic outlinging items to be mindful of as a patient or caregiver living with Sickle Cell Disease during COVID-19.
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Sickle Cell Patient COVID-19 Checklist
An infographic sharing tips on what Sickle Cell patients and their caregivers should be aware of during this time.
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5 Tips to Spot & Stop The Spread of Misinformation During COVID-19 (and in general)
We All Have A Responsibility In this age of social media where is it is easy to access information on the web, it is important to be responsible regarding what [...]
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SCAO Health Advisory:: COVID-19 & Sickle Cell Disease
SCAO Health Advisory: COVID-19 & Sickle Cell Disease. What YOU Need To Know. Dear SCAO & Sickle Cell Community members, As a health organization that is always striving to provide [...]
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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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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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