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 event hosted by, comedic entertainer Jay Martin, at Nathan Phillips Square as we celebrate Sickle [...]
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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 the Rutgers New Jersey Medical School, Black people have denser bones in their faces that [...]
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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 as sickle cell anemia, have to navigate their lives through unimaginable physical and mental anguish. [...]
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