Day: April 12, 2018


14-year-old with avascular necrosis (AVN) recovers speedily Children forget Sickle Cell pain Hospitalization down to few or  NONE in years 6TH African SCD Symposium  endorses Hydroxyurea for Africa. DIARY: (Nigeria!) An incredible tale  of well-educated folks, scientists,  VIPs seeking cures  for SCD at the hands of alternative medical  practitioners! CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: Sujimoto Construction wades into crises of ignorance.


• ‘Except there is a cure for SCD, no more pregnancies for me!’ – says Oluwayemisi Oladejo, after losing 10 babies to miscarriages and stillbirths. • I was on Hydroxyurea before and during pregnancy and even after delivering and breastfeeding my babies! – Shifneez Shakir •Samira Sanusi: a whole new […]


Many ridicule the notion of reincarnation. In this interview, Dr. Omoniyi Fagbemi,Medical Director, Longing Medical Centre, Ijaye, Lagos, says whether we realize it or not, whether we believe it or not, we have all been here times before. Is reincarnation a fact, a figment of fertile human imagination, or both? In […]

MKO Abiola: The Sickle Cell Connection

Moshood Kashimawo Olawale (MKO) Abiola: The Sickle Cell Connection ‘BEST PRESIDENT NIGERIA NEVER HAD’ – MOSHOOD KASHIMAWO OLAWALE ABIOLA’S SICKLE CELL CONNECTION MKO Abiola was the first child of Alhaji Salawu Adelekan Akanni Abiola to survive childhood. Before him, 22 children had been born and none lived to the age […]