National Conference on Blood Disorders in Public Health - March 2010, Atlanta

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Center on Birth Defects and Developmental Disabilities, Division of Blood Disorders, in partnership with the Health Resources and Services Administration, the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, and the American Society of Hematology held the National Conference on Blood Disorders in Public Health, March 2010.

During this conference a special session was held entitled: "Sickle Cell Disease: Advancing Global Surveillance and Research Through a Global SCD Network". The presentations from this special session are available below. Please note these presentations include audio.

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    The Global Sickle Cell Disease Network: Its Role in Advancing Sickle Cell Disease Research and Clinical Care Globally - Part I


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    Presentation by: Alvin Zipursky, Chair and Scientific Director, PGPR at the Blood Disorders and Public Health Conference, Atlanta, March 2010.

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    The Global Sickle Cell Disease Network: Its Role in Advancing Sickle Cell Disease Research and Clinical Care Globally - Part II


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    Presentation by: Isaac Odame, GSCDN, The Hospital for Sick Children, University of Toronto, at the Blood Disorders in Public Health Conference, Atlanta, March 2010.

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    Research in Sickle Cell Disease - Priorities, Collaboration, Governance and Funding


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    Presentation by: Julie Makani, Muhimbili University of Health and Allied Sciences Oxford University at the Blood Disorders and Public Health Conference in Atlanta, March 2010.

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    Burden of Sickle Cell Disease Globally


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    Presentation by: Kwaku Ohene-Frempong, MD, University of Pennsylvania, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, at the Blood Disorders and Public Health Conference, Atlanta, March 2010.