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Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy Launch Event

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Royal Children's Hospital - Ella Latham Auditorium

50 Flemington Road

Parkville, VIC 3052

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Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy Inc will officially launch on the world SCD Day. Come hear from clinicians, patients and parents affect.

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Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy Inc in partnership with the Royal Children's Hospital of Melbourne invites you to its launch event.

This organisation was founded as a platform to raise awareness and support for the growing number of people affected by Sickle Cell Disease in Australia and advocate for increased research and improved treatment options of this condition.

There will be a panel discussion on the current state of Sickle Cell Disease in Australia and what needs to change

Hosts

Mrs Agnes Nsofwa - ASCA Founder / Executive Director

Mr. Joseph Owolabi - ASCA Board Chairman

Moderator:

Dr. Sarah Tregenza - Research Scientist with a Doctorate in Cancer Biology

Guest of Honour

Hon Maria Vamvakinou Federal Member of Parliament for Calwell

Panelists:

Dr. Anthea Greenway - Haematologist Consultant

Dr. Ngaire Elwood - Director BMDI Cord Blood Bank

Ms Claire Dowsing - Clinical Nurse Consultant - Clinical Haematology

Mr Peter Leos - Affected adult

Mrs Agnes Nsofwa - Parent of child affected

Mr Robbin Vissakodeti - Spouse of affected

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Royal Children's Hospital - Ella Latham Auditorium

50 Flemington Road

Parkville, VIC 3052

Australia

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