The Global Sickle Cell Disease Network will be providing information on global events related to sickle cell disease. 

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June 19, 2020

June 19 is World Sickle Cell Awareness Day. This is a global day observed annually to bring awareness about sickle cell disease (SCD) in order to educate and improve the quality of life of people living with SCD. 

The Global Sickle Cell Disease Network has put together a list of global activities leading up to and on the day of WSCD 2020. 

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December 8, 2019

11:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Orlando, Florida

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The Global Sickle Cell Disease Network invites you to join their meeting at the 2019 American Society of Hematology Meeting. 

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April 7- 9, 2020

Paris, France

The 4th Global Congress on Sickle Cell Disease is postponed until later date. Learn more.

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June 7 - 9, 2019

Fort Lauderdale, Florida


December 7-10, 2019

Orlando, Florida

The 61st ASH Annual Meeting & Exposition will provide an invaluable educational experience and the opportunity to review thousands of scientific abstracts highlighting updates in the hottest topics in hematology. 

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October 10 -11, 2019

Kingston, Jamaica

SCiF is a two-day, intensive, educational update on sickle cell disease. This year’s conference will focus updates on management of commonly encountered sickle-related complications, curative therapies, and a reality check on current treatment options- blood transfusion, hydroxyurea and L-glutamine. At the end of each day, there will also be two complex debates which focus on topical issues for which there is no clear answer.

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January 18-19, 2020

Bardoili, Surat, Gujarat

The Sickle Cell Update 2020 conference will be highlighting the challenge of Sickle Cell Anaemia in India.