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Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc.


SCDAA provides leadership on a national level to create awareness of the negative impact of sickle cell disease on the health, economic, social and educational well-being of the individual and his or her family and to create awareness of the requirements for resolution; and prepare and distribute substantive educational materials, written and visual, about the sickle cell disease problem for all relevant segments of our society.

SCDAA organizes and/or participates in national and regional educational conferences. It develops positions and promote favorable resolution of issues and activities that could have an adverse effect on sickle cell programs or the affected population. It also provides ongoing technical assistance to members and other interested groups or organizations. It encourages adequate support for research activities leading to improved treatment and eventual cure.

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