Saturday 9 October 2021 12:00–13:00 GMT | 14:00–15:00 EAT
Live online talk lasting 60 minutes including live Q&A.
In this talk, we will explore the impact of sickle cell disease (SCD) on a person’s day-to-day life, myths and misconceptions that surround SCD, and other professional and educational challenges
of individuals living with SCD.
Special guest speakers:
Arafa Salim: Founder of Sickle Cell Disease Patients Community in Tanzania
Mary Akua Ampomah: President and CEO of the Global Alliance of Sickle Cell Disease Organizations (GASCDO)
Dr Fred Okinyi: Lecturer, College of Health Sciences, University of Nairobi, Kenya
Racey Muchilwa: Head of Novartis Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA), leading 46 countries