PROJECT EMPOWER A WARRIOR

Project empower a warrior took place at LCCI BUILDING, Alausa Ikeja,Lagos on MAY 11th 2019. it is an event set to empower Sickle Cell Warriors in various fields. . It was an enriching and fun event for children and adults as the event was educative and informative through our various…

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PROJECT MEDITATE A WARRIOR

This was aimed at giving warriors a supply of intensive medication every quarter, in year 2018 . 30 people included Men, Women and Children benefited from the scheme. Medication that span basic vitamins to blood boosters, antibiotics etc were given. Kindly see pictures below.      

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PROJECT KEEP A WARRIOR WARM- PHRASE 5

The fifth edition of Project Keep A Warrior Warm took place in Mushin Local Government on DECEMBER, 1st, 2018. It is a medical outreach which aimed at educating the under-privileged on Sickle Cell prevention and maintenance. It was an enriching and fun event for children and adults as the event…

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CrimsonBow Substance Abuse Program

CrimsonBow Sickle Cell Initiative launches its Substance Abuse program (SAP). Do you struggle with addiction to Pentazocine, Marijuana, Alcohol, Codeine, etc? Then this is for you. Kindly fill out the intent form here. Free counseling sessions and recovery group therapy available

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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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Misconceptions Relating To Sickle Cell – I : Yellow Eyes

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 will be bringing to you a new series that will discuss and educate…

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