On Easter Sunday 2012, Niger Delta based family and lifestyle publication – Eve Afrique Magazine will power a unique red ball and charity event in the Nation’s oil rich city – Port Harcourt to create awareness on the nature of and the management of sickle cell anaemia.
The event which is tagged “A Night of Music and Fashion in Support of Sickle Cell awareness and management“, will take place at the coveted X-Cape Centre, Port Harcourt and it promises to be a night of glamour and non stop entertainment with music and fashion all for a good cause.
This year, Eve Afrique will partner with Sickle Cell Interactive Management Association (SCIMA) – a Sickle Cell Port Harcourt based Charity NGO managed by Ifeoma Chrys-Bernadette Ifejika in order to create the much desired awareness on this condition that has brought untold hardship to many African families. Through this event, Eve Afrique and SCIMA hope to generate a meaningful awareness of sickle cell disease and educate families and victims on how this condition can be managed and minimized.
More about Sickle Cell Anaemia
Sickle cell disease is a condition that can be inherited from both parents. Currently, there is a lot of confusing and disturbing information about sickle cell disease as a result of ignorance. SCIMA has devoted its time and members expertise to alleviate the effect of the disease and enlighten the public that it is not caused by witchcraft as some people have claimed, and it is not communicable. The organization also counsel ‘sicklers’ because their need for sound and robust emotional support as much as they need medical treatment
Date: Sunday 8th April 2012
Venue: X-Cape Centre, 119 Stadium Road, Port Harcourt, Rivers State
Contact: For more info and general enquiries on how to attend or support the cause;
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