Project Keep A Warrior Warm, Phase 1

Project Keep A Warrior Warm, Phase 1

The maiden edition  occurred on the 20th of September, 2016 in Pen Cinema Agege. It was a  medical outreach which aimed at educating the under-privileged on Sickle Cell prevention and maintenance. The highlight of the event was the free sweaters and drugs that were given to every child that attended. About…

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Sickle Cell Awareness Walk 2017

Sickle Cell Awareness Walk 2017

Sickle Cell Awareness Walk, 2017: CrimsonBow SCI joined the coalition of Sickle Cell NGO’s body to create awareness through a walk organized on June, 17th, 2017. This walk commenced from Eko Atlantic, in Victoria Island and ended there.    

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Sickle Cell Awareness Walk, 2016

Sickle Cell Awareness Walk, 2016: CrimsonBow SCI joined the coalition of Sickle Cell NGO’s body to create awareness through a walk organised on June 18th, 2016. This walk commenced from Mobolaji Bank Anthony Way in Ikeja and ended at LTV 8, Alausa Ikeja. CrimsonBow had about 40 people participate in…

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Annivessary

Photos: First Year Anniversary Celebration

First Year Anniversary: The First Year anniversary was marked by visiting a Sickle Cell patient who had been in pain for a few months but could not afford to go to the hospital. The patient is a 35 year old woman who is living with the condition. Members of CrimsonBow…

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Why Alcohol And Sickle Cell Don’t Mix

Alcohol is a diuretic. This means that it triggers your body to start peeing a lot more. Not only are you losing water and fluids out that way, alcohol suppresses the secretion of Anti-diuretic hormone (ADH), which means that your body is unable to regulate how much water you are…

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Managing Sickle Cell In Pregnancy 2

Continued from Managing Sickle Cell In Pregnancy 1 Pregnant women with Sickle Cell Trait are at greater risks of frequent urinary tract infections and developing iron-deficiency anemia than other pregnant women and will require iron supplementation, but they have no extra risks associated with being a carrier. Women with Sickle…

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Managing Sickle Cell In Pregnancy 1

  In pregnancy or if you trying to get pregnant the first thing you should do is STOP TAKING HYDROYUREA! This medication, although good with managing sickle cell for some patients, has been shown to increase the risk of congenital birth defects and abnormalities. So for the sake of your baby, put the…

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Is Sickle Cell A Death Sentence?

The term ‘Abiku’ (‘Born To Die’) is synonymous with people living with Sickle Cell in some parts of Nigeria. This got me thinking a lot about the life expectancy of people living with Sickle Cell. Growing up, I never for once thought about death in relation to my condition as a…

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Misconceptions Relating To Sickle Cell – II : Big Tummy

There seems to be a lot of misconceptions about almost everything in life, this is however not surprising as no one is all knowing. Misconceptions are raised due to the different perspectives individuals have on issues. CrimsonBow Sickle Cell Initiative will be bringing to you a series that will discuss and…

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