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Published on: 15 May, 2019      8236    Last Updated: 14 Aug, 2019 

Sickle cell disease (SCD) is one of the top ten (10) non-communicable diseases (NCDs) in Nigeria causing significant morbidity and mortality and consequently undermining the attainment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) 4, 5 and 6. SCD is particularly associated with increased maternal, neonatal, infant and child mortality. It is also occasionally associated with HIV and viral...

Tags: Health,Sickle Cell Disease