Nearly 100,000 Americans have sickle cell disease, but very few doctors know how to treat it.
Take care of yourself and your family. After all, healthy families build healthy communities!
African-Americans are disproportionately affected by sickle cell, but not enough are signing up for clinical trials to help.
The beautiful actress and GRAMMY award winning singer, Dawnn Lewis is just as busy as ever these days.
"Grey's Anatomy," put a spotlight on Sickle Cell Anemia. In all of her Black girl magic, actress Jerrika Hinton brought with her a spotlight for an invisible illness that affects millions of Blacks all over the world but goes largely unrecognized in every way, from visibility and awareness to local and federal funding.
Nkem is a 2015 Mandela Washington fellow, and being the major inspiration behind the establishment of the Sickle Cell Aid Foundation (SCAF), she has worked with her sister, family and friends to raise the awareness of sickle cell in Nigeria.