Diary for Project Keep A Warrior Warm Phase 3 As Written By A Volunteer – Toyosi Abikoye

Dear Diary, by Abikoye Oluwatoyosi *Issa Crimson Bow something* I woke up, a little tipsy from last night drink at the law dinner. It was awesome, I can never forget the look when I ordered for a plate of *“Amala on the spot”* in place of the Chinese others ordered.…

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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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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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Inspiring Story Of A 56 Year Old Sickle Cell Warrior

Today on the blog, we will like to celebrate a beautiful and awesome 56 year old Sickle Cell Warrior who is a mother of three, and a Trustee of this Charity Organisation, her name is Abimbola Edwin. Let’s tell you a little story about her. Almost 30 years ago, she…

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