Sickle cell disease is rife in west Africa – a fresh approach is needed to combat it

Sickle cell disease refers to a group of inherited blood disorders with symptoms like anaemia and blocked blood vessels . About 80% of the world’s sickle cell disease cases occur in sub-Saharan Africa. Lack of access to comprehensive healthcare in the region adds to the burden of the disease.
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