National Sickle Cell Awareness Day Act Passed by the Canadian Government

National Sickle Cell Awareness Day Act Passed by the Canadian Government

On November 22, 2017, the Canadian House of Commons passed Bill S-211 to designate the nineteenth day of June in each and every year as “National Sickle Cell Awareness Day”.  [...]

On November 22, 2017, the Canadian House of Commons passed Bill S-211 to designate the nineteenth day of June in each and every year as “National Sickle Cell Awareness Day”.  The Bill received Royal Assent on December 12, 2017, making it an official law.  The Bill was sponsored by Senator Jane Cordy from Nova Scotia.

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