H.E Chief Olusegun Obasanjo

( Former President of The Federal Republic of Nigeria )


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Day 2

Sickle Cell Disease in Africa: Challenges and Opportunities – Dr. David Ajibade (Brain and Body Foundation, Nigeria)

Treatment Options for Sickle Cell Disease in Africa: What are we investing in? – Prof. Bazuaye Nosakhare (University of Benin Teaching Hospital, Nigeria)

A Call to Action of Sickle Cell Trait? – Dr. Steven Boateng (Sickle Cell 101)

Sickle Cell Disease Control in Nigeria – Dr. Alayo Sopekan (Ministry of Health, Nigeria)

Outreach Programs and Advocacy of Sickle Cell Disease Care in Kenya – AMPATH Hematology – Samuel Mbunya (AMPATH Hematology & Oncology, Kenya)

Simultaneous Point-of-care Testing and Sickle Cell Disease in Tanzania – Pascazia Mazeze (Sickle Cell Warriors, Tanzania)

Overview of Control Strategies in Uganda – Kabaka’s Contribution Towards Fight against Sickle Cell Disease in Uganda – Hon. Dr. Prosperous Nankindu (Ministry of Health, Buganda Kingdom, Uganda)

A Cure for Sickle Cell Disease Exist: A Partnership Model to Promote Equitable Access to Curative Bone Marrow Transplantation – Randal Mills, Ph.D. (The National Marrow Donor Program / Be The Match, USA)

Blood Needs in Sickle Cell Disease, Keeping Up Supplies – Dr. Bodunrin Osikomaiya (Lagos State Blood Transfusion Service,Nigeria)

Professional Misconduct, Patronizing Qualified Health Facilities and Motivation for Safe Blood Products – Ayodeji Faremi (The State Management Board, Osun State,Nigeria)

Taking Charge, Clinical Updates on Sickle Cell Trait – Dr. Steven Boateng (Sickle Cell 101)

Sickle Cell Disease – Where do we go – Eric Mwenda and Michael Tumwine (TerumoBCT, Egypt/Belgium)

Day 3

Setting Priorities for National, Regional and Global SCD Prevention and Control Programs – Prof. Jean-Marie Dangou (World Health Organization – Regional Office for Africa)

Youth Empowerment for Sickle Cell Anemia – Sharon Browne-Peter (Cell of a Generation, Nigeria)

Mesenchymal cell-based therapy for co-morbidities of sickle cell anemia – Dr. Pradeep Mahajan ( StemRx Bioscience Solutions, India )

Transplant with Haploidentical Donors – A New Innovation – Dr. Satyendra Katewa (Manipal Hospital, India )

My Story – Family & Relationship – Yasmine Okudzeto (Sickle Strong Warrior Foundation, Ghana)

Lorrca Oxygenscan Presentation ( RR Mechatronics, Netherlands)

Randomized Clinical Trial of HemOxide Supplement for Sickle Cell Anaemia Management – A Study Protocol – Epie Njume (Cameroun Baptist Convention Health, NCD Prevention and Control Program, Cameroun)

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