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MTN Foundation commends Sickle Cell Club at Annual Celebration

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Sickle Cell Club MTN Foundation 2015DSC_0723The Executive Secretary of the MTN Foundation, Nonny Ugboma has commended the Sickle Cell Club which is an arm of the Sickle Cell Foundation Nigeria for its concerted effort and commitment to addressing the problems associated with sickle cell disorder in Nigeria.

She said this at the MTN Foundation-sponsored annual Sickle Cell Club celebration which held at the National Sickle Cell Centre in Lagos.

Also present at this occasion was the President of the Club in Nigeria, Ayo Otaigbe who has underlined the need to increase awareness for effective management of sickle cell disorder in the country. She added that there is need to draw attention to the importance of Transcranial Doppler Scan in children with sickle cell disorder in order to reduce the incidence of strokes (overt or silent) in affected children.

Through the MTN Foundation’s support over the years, the Sickle Cell Club has continued to increase public awareness and knowledge of sickle cell disorder in Nigeria.

Top dignitaries at the event included members of the MTN Foundation team, Wife of Lagos State Governor, Bolanle Ambode; Senator Oluremi Tinubu, Prof. Olu Akinyanju, Dr. Annette Akinsete, Opral Benson and many others.

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2 Comments

  1. Colour Purple

    December 25, 2015 at 2:41 pm

    Thank you MTN Foundation!!!!

  2. Ismail mohammed yola

    December 25, 2015 at 9:22 pm

    I am a sickil cell anemia my age 25 years all am bone in my ceses as from, naw my sickle is damagegs in all my boby especially my leag all 2 is gameges so please my mtn healf me the ceses is long tame atlis 8th years my leg is dameges mtn nigeria healf the ismail nigerian people thanks, my no [email protected] 07067679420, yola jimeta nigeria.

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