The Quebec Sickle Cell Disease Association is a social action and family education organization. We are the leader in the quest to improve the health of children with this disease. We seek to help improve the quality of life of families grappling with this heavy responsibility. Because of its proximity to families, its extensive knowledge of the family unit, the association benefits from a privileged reputation to promote:
The Sickle Cell Disease Association of Quebec (AAFQ) has been incorporated since 2000 as a charitable organization with the Canada Revenue Agency.
The Sickle Cell Disease Association of Quebec is a voluntary organization, a leader for the cause of children and all people suffering from sickle cell anemia in Quebec. We educate families on lifestyle habits and personal adaptation skills to this disease.
The AAFQ has been incorporated since March 25, 1999 and has a business number attesting to its registration as a charitable organization from the Canada Revenue Agency:
87130 5389 RR 0001
On December 22, 2008, the UN General Assembly unanimously adopted Resolution A / 63/237 recognizing sickle cell disease as a public health problem and formalizes June 19 of each year as international sickle cell anemia awareness day.