Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy Inc Official Launch

ASCA launched the first advocacy group solely dedicated to supporting people living with sickle cell disease in Australia. The launch was held at the Royal Children’s Hospital. It was officially opened by Hon maria Vamvakinou, the Federal Member of Parliament for Calwell. The event was sponsored by CSL Ltd and was privileged to have Vice President for research Mr. Micheal Wilson attend the event. Over 100 people attended the event, including representatives from The Australian Red Cross Blood Service, Rare Voices, Novartis Australia, Mr Mwese, a representative for the Zambian  High Commissioner to Australia Mr Frank Bwalya, Thalassaemia, and Sickle Cell Australia. The event was a huge success and we would like to thank everyone who came to support us.

ASCA Official Launch Report