2301 North Boulevard
Baton Rouge, LA 70806
Hrs: 10:00am - 2:00pm
"To advocate for and enhance our membership's ability to improve the quality of health, life and services for individuals, families and communities affected by sickle cell disease and related conditions, while promoting the search for a cure for all people in the world with sickle cell disease."
The Strategies defined at the "Wingspread" meeting laid the foundation for today's Association. Provide leadership on a national level to create awareness of the negative impact of sickle cell disease on the health, economic, social and educational well-being of the individual and his or her family and to create awareness of the requirements for resolution.
Prepare and distribute substantive educational materials, written and visual, about the sickle cell disease problem for all relevant segments of our society.
Organize and/or participate in national and regional educational conferences. Develop and promote the implementation of service programs that will be in Sickle cell disease is an inherited blood disorder that affects red blood cells.