We are a non-governmental and non-profit Organization. The Foundation is dedicated to enhance awareness and educate Nigerians on Sickle Cell Disease.
It also wishes to bring hope, create happy memories improve the quality of life for individuals who experience life-altering situations caused by Sickle Cell Disease (SCD).
SCHAF is visioned at reducing the burden of sickle cell Disease (SCD) in Nigeria.
The mission of SCHAF is reducing SCD burden through a preventive approach of Health Education, Genotype Screening, Genetic counselling, Facilitation of an improved quality of care and Empowerment of SCD affected individuals and research on confounding factors of SCD.
A network of scientists, geneticists, counsellors and healthcare professionals
Screening for SCD and awareness drive to help reduce challenges that SCD patients face
We can screen newborns anywhere in the country and send samples to a central lab for testing
We are deeply rooted in the community – we hold numerous presentations in schools, churches, mosques and universities
Training the trainers to go back into their communities and spread awareness
Our contributions to international research on SCD, HIV, Hepatitis, and Malaria
We train nurses and clinic staff to take NBS samples and treat SCD patients suffering from lleg ulcers
A dedication to eradicating the stigma around SCD