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Sickle Cell Anaemia: Disease Complications and Therapeutic Interventions

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The talk focuses mainly on the multi-organ involvement of sickle cell disease (SCD)/ sickle cell anaemia (SSA) as well as awareness and screening of the disease complications. A brief overview of transfusion therapy and other therapeutic modalities in the management of sickle cell anaemia will be

Webinar Title: Sickle Cell Anaemia: disease complications and therapeutic interventions


  • Describe acute and chronic complications of sickle cell anaemia
  • Indications for red cell transfusion and red cell exchange in the management of sickle cell anaemia
  • Describe basic therapeutic/pharmacological approaches in sickle cell anaemia.

Speaker:  Dr Garrick Laudin

Specialist Physician and fellow in Clinical Haematology
Clinical Haematology Fellow

Dr Garrick Laudin complete his registrar training as a specialist physician at the University of Pretoria where he also completed his masters (MMED) in internal medicine. He is currently a fellow in Clinical Haematology at the Zakithi Nkosi Clinical Haematology Centre of Excellence located at Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital in Johannesburg (South Africa).

Facilitator: Jamie Colloty

Date: Thursday, 1st of September 2022

Time: 15:00 Central Africa Time (GMT+2 / CAT)

Duration: 1 hour

CPD Points: 1