World Sickle Cell Day observation to be held in New Haven
Sickle Cell is a genetic disease that affects all races, especially people with an ancestor from Africa, India, Central and South America, the Middle East, the Caribbean and Mediterranean nations such as Italy, Greece, France and Turkey.
The guest speaker is Genice Nelson, APRN, who attended the first World Sickle Cell Day in New York in 2009. Ginger Davis, who helped organize the inaugural celebration in New York, also will attend the New Haven event.
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