Staff exchange programme
An international and multidisciplinary staff exchange programme from 23 partners in 8 Eu/non-Eu countries
Newborn screening, diagnosis and treatment of sickle cell disease
Newborn screening, early diagnosis and appropriate treatments will improve patients’ quality of life.
Collaborative research and training initiatives
Different educational initiatives will be promoted to foster scientific cooperation and build research capacity.
African Research and Innovative Initiative for Sickle cell Education:
Improving Research Capacity for Service Improvement
ARISE is a research project recently funded by the EU in the framework of the H2020-MSCA-RISE-2018 programme aimed at creating an interagency and multidisciplinary staff exchange programme between experienced researchers, early start investigators and other relevant staff members of the partners institutions to share and spread the best practices in Newborn Screening, diagnosis and treatment of the Sickle Cell Disease, leading to improvement in overall disease outcome.
What is the
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
The Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cells disorders. People who have sickle cell disease have an abnormal protein in their red blood cells.
This is a disease until a few decades ago almost unknown in Europe, and now is considered one of the most relevanthematological emergencies.
Latest News & Events
Keep updated on all the initiatives and events of the ARISE project
The Sickle Cell Society, the only national charity in the UK that supports and represents people affected by sickle cell disease, has recently published the 3rd edition of “Sickle Cell Disease in Childhood: Standards and Recommendations for Clinical Care”.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention posted a new podcast, “Sickle Cell Disease: Give Blood, Save a Life”.
The American Society of Hematology (ASH) released new clinical practice guidelines on Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)-Related Transfusion Support, published in the Society’s peer-reviewed journal Blood Advances.
from the blog
Learn more about ARISE project
Monica performed her secondment at Guy’s & St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) in London.
Ashel and Abubakar performed their secondments at FGB in Italy. Here their experiences.
Project ARISE was given the opportunity to deliver a brief presentation at the Global Health Network Café on Thursday 5th December 2019.