8 recommendations for sickle cell patients
Our knowledge about the risks of COVID-19 in people with sickle cell disease is still very limited, but there is enough evidence to say that if you have sickle cell disease, you are at risk.
The philanthropy award was presented to Mr. Wilson Sanon at the second edition of the Gala Dynasty held on February 3, 2018 in Tohu.
Improving the quality of life
SCAQ is a voluntary organization , a leader in the cause of children and all people with sickle cell disease in Quebec
How are your donations used?
Every donation makes a difference and allows the realization several projects improving the quality of life such as family respite center to break the isolation , donations advanced equipment for specialized care, a scholarship program and the setting funds feet for clinical research.
Widespread than any other genetic disease
The sickle cell disease is more prevalent than any other genetic disease such as cystic fibrosis , Phenylketonuria (PKU ) , Hemophilia , Tay -Sachs and muscular dystrophy . According to the World Health Organization (WHO) , sickle cell anemia is recognized as one of the 4 plagues , as well as malaria , AIDS and tuberculosis.
The fight against this incurable disease
Currently sickle cell disease is incurable, but adequate medical care can reduce the impact of some if its effects . Pain in the person with sickle cell disease should be treated quickly and effectively since more often than not, it will reoccur.
Every donation makes a difference
Every donation makes a difference and allows the realization several projects improving the quality of life such as family respite center, donations advanced equipment and the setting funds feet for clinical research.
Screening in newborns
Available free of charge to all newborns eligible for the Quebec Health Insurance Plan.
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