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National Association for Sickle Cell Disease

231 E Baltimore St Ste 100
Baltimore, MD 21202-3415
(800) 421-8453
Services Offered:
Voluntary Health Organization
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  • Voluntary Health Organization
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    About My Business
    Our mission:
    To advocate for and enhance our membership's ability to improve the quality of health, life and services for individuals, families and communities affected by sickle cell disease and related conditions, while promoting the search for a cure for all people in the world with sickle cell disease.

    The Strategies:
    • Provide leadership on a national level to create awareness of the negative impact of sickle cell disease on the health, economic, social and educational well-being of the individual and his or her family and to create awareness of the requirements for resolution.
    • Prepare and distribute substantive educational materials, written and visual, about the sickle cell disease problem for all relevant segments of our society.
    • Organize and/or participate in national and regional educational conferences.
    • Develop and promote the implementation of service programs that will be in the best interest of the affected population.
    • Develop positions and promote favorable resolution of issues and activities that could have an adverse effect on sickle cell programs or the affected population.
    • Assist in the organization and development of local chapters.
    • Provide ongoing technical assistance to members and other interested groups or organizations.
    • Encourage adequate support for research activities leading to improved treatment and eventual cure.
  • Voluntary Health Organization
  • Voluntary Health Organization
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