Thursday, May 19, 2011
The Sickle Cell Disease Association of America (SCDAA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) cordially invite you to join us in the celebration of World Sickle Cell Awareness Day to be held June 23 - 24, 2011 at the World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.
The theme of World Sickle Cell Awareness Day:
Educate and Unite highlights the need to increase awareness of the global impact of sickle cell disease(SCD) and the importance of uniting global support for promoting and improving the health of persons with SCD through "increasing global action to reduce child mortality in SCD."
The celebration will begin on Thursday, June 23rd with a national press conference and private reception. It will culminate on Friday, June 24th with presentations by a number of SCD experts and panel discussions with several international representatives.
For more information and registration: