Fantsuam sickle cell support group

Date published

2009

Description

These are pictures of the sickle cell group which meets monthly at the Fantsuam Foundation. The group is supported by nurse counsellors and they learn how to manage the disease and its effects on their children. They are also developing as advocates to raise awareness about the disease and influence local health policy to ensure sickle cell disease care pathways are integrated into health services in the area.

Related countries

Africa

English version

Thematic area

  • Health / Migration linkages

Parent project

Number of pages

999 pages

Focus area

Migrant Capacities

Comments

this shows the level of sensitization within the community in Nigeria