Welcome to GASCDO

The Global Alliance of Sickle Cell Disease Organizations (GASCDO) was inaugurated in Amsterdam, Netherlands on January 10, 2020. It is the first established entity representing individuals living with sickle cell disease (SCD) globally.

In cooperation with other stakeholders in the field ; the organization’s vision is to reduce global incidence of SCD and ensure equitable access to optimal care and treatment by all people with SCD worldwide.

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Chèrs membres de la communauté,

(Webinaire spécial en français)

Êtes-vous un dirigeant(e) ou un membre du comité exécutif d’une organisation caritative ou à but non lucratif dédiée à la drépanocytose?

Votre organisation gère-t-elle un programme ou un projet lié à la drépanocytose? 




The Global Alliance of Sickle Cell Disease Organizations (GASCDO) is seeking new board members to guide its mission and development. Board members are responsible for ensuring that GASCDO fulfills its fiduciary responsibilities to the organization and are committed to GASCDO’s mission to serve the sickle cell community globally. The Board of Directors, acting as a single entity, is legally and ethically responsible for all activities of the organization. Individual board members have an obligation to uphold the standards of conduct set for them by the board and applicable laws.

The Board of Directors meets monthly and are expected to serve on at least one committee and serve the organization in other capacities. Board members serve a minimum of three years as ambassadors of the organization.

Interested individuals should submit by May 22, 2021 to, a current resume and written statement about why they want to serve on the board of GASCDO including other global, nonprofit boards they’ve served on; interest and/or commitment to SCD; leadership roles they’ve held and for how long. Additionally, they have to be from an existing member organization of GASCDO.

Click here to read the GASCDO Board Member Job Description & Expectations


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