Sickle cell anemia affects nearly 120 million people worldwide. Yet few of them are aware of its existence or even know they have it. This genetic blood disease is widespread on the African continent and also in Madagascar where one out of every ten people is affected, and nearly one out of five in the South East and East of the island.
The project carried out by the LCDM association in partnership with the Sanofi Espoir Foundation is primarily focused on outreach in towns and villages in ten regions covered by the national program against sickle cell disease.
A number of actions are being implemented:
|Location||Southern Africa, Madagascar|