• Join Today!

Become a member and connect with:

  • An Active Online Community
  • Articles and Advice on SCD
  • Help Understanding Clinical Trials

Queens’s boy, 13, among advocates, doctors in Albany to champion new sickle cell bill


 

Parker Todd, 13, of Queens, was joined by 45 other sickle cell advocates, doctors, nurses and pharmaceutical representatives in Albany to champion a new sickle cell bill.

Many patients on a panel were able to share their stories with lawmakers educating them on the impact the disease has on hundreds of thousands of people who suffer from the illness.

The group took a tour of the state capital and was introduced on the Assembly Floor. The sickle cell treatment bill is currently pending in the NYS Assembly and Senate. Parker and the other advocates hope the advocacy day has made progress so the bill will be fully funded and approved.

 

https://www.onescdvoice.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/08/parker-todd.jpeg

To improve your experience on this site, we use cookies. This includes cookies essential for the basic functioning of our website, cookies for analytics purposes, and cookies enabling us to personalize site content. By clicking on 'Accept' or any content on this site, you agree that cookies can be placed. You may adjust your browser's cookie settings to suit your preferences. More information

The cookie settings on this website are set to "allow cookies" to give you the best browsing experience possible. If you continue to use this website without changing your cookie settings or you click "Accept" below then you are consenting to this.

Close