World Sickle Cell Day

Awareness and action will change a curative into a cure!

World Sickle Cell Day  2015 ~ Global Activities

The WSCD 2015 theme: 

For Sickle Cell to stop being ignored you must

“STOP YOUR SILENCE” and “SHARE YOUR TRUTH”

SOCIAL MEDIA

AFRICIA

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CANADA

INDIA

Calicut/Kerala

World Sickle Cell Day & World Blood Donor Day

 

BPPC observed World Sickle Cell Day & World Blood Donor Day

 

Kozhikkode.Blood Patients Protection Council(BPPC) has observed World Sickle Cell Day and World Blood Donor day on14thJune 2015 at Regional Science Center& Planetarium calicut.In this part various programs like honoring blood Donors,distribution of cash awards to blood disorder patient pupils,Sickle cell patient's session,distribution of education kits and poster making contest for blood disorder students in theme of"Thank You for saving My Life" were organized.

As a main program of the celebration,blood disorder patients like Thalassemia,Sickle cell Anemia,Hemophilia and Leukemia honored all the blood donors by offering respect to 59 time blood donor philanthropist Dr.V.P.Sasidharan,Head,department of Transfusion medicines,Medical college Hospital calicut. K.M.Sunil,Education Officer,Regional Science Center distributed the P.T.Anshif memmorial cash awards to blood disorder patients those who were passed SSLC and BA Examination this year. Dr.Mehul Mahesh,past vice president of JCI Calicut chapter distributed the educational kits to the all participated famities.

In the Sickle cell patients session C.D saraswathy,M. Muhammed Ershad and C.T.Manikandan highlighted the miseries and pains suffering by them as a sickle cell warriors. K.K.Nizar,Moideen Poovaduka and K.s Peethambaran also spoke in different issues suffering by various blood disorders.

The program demanded to the state and central Government to set up a full fledged Hematology center at Medical college hospital,calicut and also demanded to provide blood component like Cryoprecipitate and Leuco cyte filtered blood without considering their age or financial background.Council also repeated its long standing demands rised in 2011 World Sickle day.
 

Council felicitated F.S.Hasna,a Thalassemia patient for passed the BA examination.Hasna is the first thalassemia Major patient passed BA examination in Kerala.
 

A poster making contest also conducted in the wake of World Blood Donor day in the suject of this year's theme"Thank You for Saving my Life.Shamal A.C,Navya C and Geethika E,won the first,second and third prizes respectively in the contest.
 

Rail cocession certificate for Sickle Cell Disease,Hemophilia and thalassemia also distributed.The form for monthly pension scheme by Social security mission also given to hemophilia patients.
The program started after the condolance and prayer for the departed blood disorder patients including Jumailath, a Von villibrand disease affected girl. 
 

Kareem Karassery, Gen. Convener of BPPC welcomed the gathering.M.V.Abdul Azeeze proposed the vote of thank.
 

Kareem Karassery
Gen.convener,
Blood Patients' Protection council(BPPC) Kerala,India.
Phoenix sailam
P.O.karassery
Calicut.673602
Email.kareemkarassery@gmail.com

 

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Sickle Cell Day Program Report Maharashtra Arogya MAndal

 

 

                 

Submitted by:

Dr.S.L.Kate
Ph.D (Medical Genetics)
Incharge-Sickle Cell Project
Emeritus Medical Scientist
Maharashtra Arogya Mandal
Hadapsar
Pune-28
http://www.globalgiving.org/projects/healthcare-sickle-cell-anemia-patients/
www.sicklecell-mam.org

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Sickle Cell Foundation of Georgia
Cordially Invites you to a Reception
Supporting World Sickle Cell Day

Thursday, June 18th, 2015 - 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Alliance Française d'Atlanta
Colony Square, Plaza Level
1197 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, GA 30361
(Complimentary Garage Parking)

$75.00 Requested to Attend
Sponsorship Levels: $2,500.00 Platinum - $1,000 Gold - $500 Silver - $250 Bronze

R.S.V.P. at 404-873-3600 or kristin@theoblandergroup.com

To get more information, visit:
http://sicklecellga.org/world-sickle-cell-day/

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