ASCA MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS

Mental Health is as an important part of disease management as that of physical health. Over the last few months, we have been meeting with Haematologists across the county to understand whether mental health management is included in the…

Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening Application

Late last year, we made an application for Newborn Screening for Sickle Cell Disease to the Department of Health's The Standing Committee on Screening. The application process required us to work with clinicians who researched on our behalf…

Women’s Wellness: A United Sickle Cell Disease Conference

In the past few months, Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy Inc has focused on improving raising awareness in managing our mental health.In the past few weeks, we have been meeting Haematologists from different states to confirm the…

Red Blood Cell Exchange Treatment Options for Sickle Cell Patients in Western Australia

Red Blood Cell Exchange Treatment Option in WA We are so excited to announce that after almost two years of advocating to have Red Blood Cell (RBC) exchange transfusion for Sickle Cell patients in Western Australia, this is now a reality.This…

COVID-19 & SCD – Expert advice for People living with SCD

As this virus continues its ravages, we are watching what is happening and how this will affect our work for the year 2020. Our thoughts and prayers go to the people who have lost their lives as a result of this virus around the world; to…

Channel 7 News Melbourne Reports on cure of Founder’s daughter

During this Good Friday Appeal, ASCA's Founders Preston and Agnes were invited to share the news of thier daughter getting cured from Sickle Cell Anaemia. This was one year after sharing the story about their daughter's treament. Their daughter…

ASCA AGM 2019 – President’s report

PRESIDENT’S REPORT Good evening ladies and gentlemen, It is my pleasure to present our first Annual Report to our members and special guests in attendance today at the Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy Inc annual general meeting (AGM). Firstly…

Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy – First Annual General Meeting

17th January 2020, We held our first annual general meeting. The purpose of this meeting was to debrief our past year and look at the activities we have planned for this year. This was also an opportunity for us to meet our general members…