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Daily Hydroxyurea Pill Improves Life In Africa

  A daily hydroxyurea pill may finally bring relief for young children living with the painful and deadly blood disease sickle cell anemia (SCA) in resource-challenged sub-Saharan Africa, where the disease is prevalent and health care availability is sub-optimal. This is what a large multinational clinical trial called REACH discovered […]


The benefits of SCD’s #1 medication seem to outweigh the side effects. 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. DOWNLOAD


• ‘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 […]