Our Vision

  1. We will seek to strengthen the management of sickle cell disease (SCD) through research and capacity building for frontline services.
  2. We are willing to work with stakeholders and policy- makers to achieve a sustainable change for the benefits of patients and their families.
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Our Objectives

  1. To support the establishment of Newborn and Early Infant SCD screening and ensure effective linkage with clinical management centres.
  2. Working in collaboration with individuals, state governments and civil societies to achieve appropriate manpower development, skills transfer towards better survival and quality of life for patients. 
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Activities Include

  1. Conferences and Seminars in order to bring together professionals, researchers, patients and the community for networking, exchange of ideas and research findings capable of transforming services.
  2. Capacity building in laboratory and clinical skills for the diagnosis and management of sickle cell.
  3. To provide a platform that will enhance north-south, south-south and national collaborations for research and scientific presentations.
  4. To work with NGOs, civil societies and individuals with shared objectives for improving the wellbeing of children towards better patient outcomes.

 

 

CHAIR: Who Are They?

Collaboration for Health Advancement innovation and Research (CHAIR)

CHAIR provides the platform for experts in all health related fields to work with partners worldwide to support work focused mainly in Africa.

How we work with CHAIR

Under this umbrella organisation, SCORE have achieved and continue to seek a number of goals:

  • Building Capacity
  • Delivering Training: formally organised courses & modular laboratory training
  • Clinical Research
  • Laboratory Research

SCORE international is partnering with The Promises Kept Foundation in procuring new HPLC equipment and new center for Lagos

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Stakeholders and Sponsors

We are looking to establish a network of collaborators and supporters who share our vision.

Why? Together, we can serve as a catalyst for change within Nigeria, Africa as a whole and further afield research and management of SCD.

If you would like to collaborate with researchers or policy makers in transforming the landscape of sickle cell management or are simply interested in asking us a question, click the link below!

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Projects

  • Sickle Cell Cohort Study: A Sustainable Initiative (N253 EC_UNDP funded project October, 2009-March 2011)
  • Ongoing work to establish community screening, patient follow up and tracking and linkage of all diagnosed patients with specialist Sickle Cell Clinics, newborn screening, the analysis of the SCD population survey of a cohort of children to determine survival patterns
  • CABYSYnch-Bacteremia Study & SCD; infectious disease issues
  • Asthma study in SCD and non-SCD population
  • Establish joint work with MDG 4& 5–reducing child/ maternal mortality rates
  • Dissemination of project findings in scientific journals and at international meetings
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