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Diseases of the Week
Sickle Cell Disease
United Nations: 3rd World Sickle Cell Day on June 19th
CDC information on sickle cell disease
CDC podcast: A century of sickle cell
CDC information: Sickle cell disease quiz- test your knowledge
Reducing the burden of sickle cell disease, NIH
Wellcome image of the month: Sickle cell disease, Wellcome Trust, Jun 19
CDC paper: Sickle cell disease in Africa: a neglected cause of early childhood mortality.
Grosse SD, Odame I, Atrash HK, et al. Am J Prev Med. 2011 Dec;41(6 Suppl 4):S398-405.