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Brain & Body Foundation, Nigerians in Diaspora Partners to Support Sickle Cell Patients

The Brain & Body Foundation (BBF) and the Nigerians In Diaspora Organisation (NIDO), Washington, D.C. Chapter are collaborating to bring awareness and medical support to sickle cell disease patients in Nigeria in celebration of the World Sickle Cell Day 2020. The theme for the programme is Breaking The Cycle  of Pain. We believe children with […]

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The Genotype Test Bill: An attempt to curb Sickle Cell Disease in Nigeria?

Sickle Cell Disease is one of the most prevalent public health issues in Nigeria, which is known to have the greatest number of sickle cell disease patients per country in the world. The American Centre for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) states that, “Slightly above 300,000 babies globally are born with severe sickle cell disease. […]

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Can your love survive the genotype test?

February the 14th means a number of things to different people. Popularly known as Valentine’s Day, it is often replete with messages of love and romance.  For a lot of couples, lifelong commitments are made this season and for couples who decide to take the plunge into a future together, a number of decisions will […]