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Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.

Last Update:12/5/2017
Contact:
Title:
Address:3700 Koppers Street
Suite 570
Baltimore, MD 21227
County:Nationwide
Phone:410-528-1555
Toll Free:800-421-8453
Fax:410-528-1495
TDY:
E-Mail:
Website:www.sicklecelldisease.org
Mission
To Promote Finding a Universal Cure for Sickle Cell Disease while Improving the Quality of Life for Individuals and Families where Sickle Cell Related Conditions Exists.
Program Description
  • Provide leadership on a national level to create awareness of the negative impact of sickle cell disease on the health, economic, social and educational well-being of the individual and his or her family and to create awareness of the requirements for resolution.
  • Prepare and distribute substantive educational materials, written and visual, about the sickle cell disease problem for all relevant segments of our society.
  • Organize and/or participate in national and regional educational conferences.
  • Develop and promote the implementation of service programs that will be in the best interest of the affected population.
  • Develop positions and promote favorable resolution of issues and activities that could have an adverse effect on sickle cell programs or the affected population.
  • Assist in the organization and development of local chapters.
  • Provide ongoing technical assistance to members and other interested groups or organizations.
  • Encourage adequate support for research activities leading to improved treatment and eventual cure.
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Information & Referral
Sickle Cell Anemia
Counties Serviced
Nationwide
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