Staff exchange programme
Newborn screening, diagnosis and treatment of sickle cell disease
Collaborative research and training initiatives
Virtual Teaching Programme lessons hours
Virtual Teaching Programme lecturers
African Research and Innovative Initiative for Sickle cell Education:
Improving Research Capacity for Service Improvement
ARISE- African Research and Innovative Initiative for Sickle cell Education: Improving Research Capacity for Service Improvement 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 SCD, leading to improvement in overall disease outcome.
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Professor Baba Inusa has the pleasure to invite you to the Annual Scientific Conference on Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia, 2020 to be held from 26th to 31st October. The theme is ‘Haemoglobinopathies: Emerging Challenges and Future Therapies’, that reflects the rapid progress in research for new drug therapies and curative therapies.
The webinar “Newborn Sickle Cell Disease Screening“ continues the Sickle Cell Disease webinar series, organised within the ARISE project. It will be held on Wednesday 22nd July, 2020 at 05:00 PM (BST).
Walk with the Stars is one of SCDAA’s largest events dedicated to finding better treatments and a cure for SCD. The funds raising from this initiative goes towards preventing the SCD complications through awareness, education, advocacy and research.
from the blog
Learn more about ARISE project through the secondees’ experiences
My name is Kalin Ayuba. I am a nurse midwife employed by the Kaduna State Government, practicing at Sir Patrick Ibrahim Yakowa Memorial Hospital, Kafanchan. I was employed by the state government for about thirteen years and have been working at the Sickle Cell Unit for the past two and a half years.
My name is Mercy Gandu, a nurse midwife working within the Obstetric and Gynaecological Unit of Barau Dikko Teaching Hospital, Kaduna. I have being working with Kaduna state Ministry of Health for the past 12 years and have served with the Primary, Secondary and...
Comfort’s secondment experience at the Royal College of Pathologists (London, UK).
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD)
Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) is a group of inherited red blood cells disorders. People suffering from SCD have an abnormal protein in their red blood cells.
SCD is among the world’s most common serious inherited diseases with more than 300,000 annual births, 85% are born in sub-Saharan Africa.