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BN TV: SCAF President Bukky Bolarinwa Speaks on a Breakthrough Cure for Sickle Cell Anemia in a New Episode of Al Jazeera’s “The Stream”

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Sickle Cell Aid Foundation (SCAF) President of Lagos Chapter, Bukky Bolarinwa in a new episode of Al Jazeera’s The Stream talks about a recent breakthrough cure found for Sickle Cell Anemia.

Earlier this month, doctors announced that the results of an experimental gene therapy is offering hope to those who suffer from the disease.

Watch the interview below

2 Comments

  1. lane

    April 11, 2017 at 11:55 am

    So proud of the work this lady is doing.

  2. daisy

    April 11, 2017 at 7:42 pm

    Sickle cell is a disease really dear to my heart.My uncle died from the disease in 2014 at a navy hospital in Victoria Island Lagos.There was something that was mentioned in this video about sickle cell patients being taken for granted.I was there when my uncle died and i will say he was taken for granted.The hospital was used to him having his crises and this last crises he had was taken for granted.The nurse on duty was no where to be found,she left my uncle dying there on the bed and went to eat,they dint have drugs .I rushed to surulere with his wife to get drugs for him and my the time we got back to the hospital he was dead.He died as a result of negligence.he died because people took him for granted…It is a very wrong attitude Nigerian hospital have towards Sickle cell Disease.This should be addressed

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