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WISSH held our 3rd Conference as part of the Second Global Congress on Sickle Cell, in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from November 11th-14th. We had many outstanding abstracts and presentations. The meeting was a great opportunity to meet researchers, clinicians, patients, family members and advocates from around the world. Abstract from this conference will be posted soon.

The 9th Annual Sickle Cell Disease Educational Symposium is being held April 10th in Hollywood Fl. Registration is open and abstracts are being accepted. Go to the Foundation for Sickle Cell Disease Research website for more information. Hope to see you there.


Here are news on what was presented at the Florida meeting  Read More


Interesting comments about social and behavioral factors that contribute to increase health care utilization among patients with hemoglobinopathies  Read More

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The Worldwide Initiative on Social Studies in Haemoglobinopathies (WISSH) is group of social researchers, clinicians and activists interested in forwarding social and behavioral research in sickle cell and thalassaemia.



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