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SCDAA’s signature virtual CHW training program is back this fall! Gain the skills and knowledge you need to become a successful SCD community health worker. SCDAA’s training program starts September 11 and covers the core competencies of community health workers with an additional concentration on sickle cell disease. Virtual lectures, online in-class assignments, and homework provide a wide array of learning opportunities.
September 11, 2023 – November 6, 2023
education & researchA Developmental Examination of Pain Among Youth with Sickle Cell DiseaseIntroduction: Sickle cell disease (SCD)...
education & researchEffects of Hydroxyurea (HU) on Neurocognitive Performance in Children With Sickle Cell Disease: A Prospective TrialSickle cell anemia is associated with pr...
news & eventsShakir Cannon, advocate for minority health, diesShakir Lateef Cannon, a 34-year-old advo...
news & eventsDoris Duke Charitable Foundation awards grant to Critical Path InstituteIn a continuing effort to spur advance...
people & placesMarina Cavazzana, MD, PhDMarina Cavazzana is a pediatrician, Prof...
videos & visualsA Child Prodigy, a Painful Disease, and a Life-Changing Treatmenthttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SpzjD1ct...
news & eventsIs Caregiver Education About Sickle Cell Trait Effective?Despite universal newborn screening that...
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