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