Nigeria

Experts urge FG to formulate sickle cell policy.

Speaking during the ‘’Red umbrella sickle cell walk’’ organized by 10 NGOs at the weekend in Lagos, The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the sickle cell foundation, Nigeria, Dr. Annette Akinsete, called on the Federal Government to formulate a policy with view to supporting the over four million Nigerians living with the sickle.

She also said, that NGOs are at the forefront of care for the carriers in the country, bemoaning the lack of political will on the part of government.

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