HemoTypeSC in the news

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Lack of Funds Hinders Govt’s Policy on SCD

December 13, 2018

Dr. Alayo Sopekan, National Desk Officer, Ministry of Health, said: “Nigeria has the highest burden of Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in the world ahead of Democratic Republic of Congo and India.”  He called for early diagnosis and treatment of the disease.

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Nigerian Health Ministry Introduces POC Testing

January 30, 2018

Video: Nigerian officials reveal how the country loses over 150,000 newborns to sickle cell disease every year. OakTV presents a report on the accuracy of HemoTypeSC™, a 10 minute investigational test kit. 

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Experts Advocate Newborn Screening for Sickle Cell

January 30, 2018

Video: Professor Obiageli Nnodu, sickle cell disease expert from the University of Abuja, describes the current status of sickle cell disease in Nigeria and the results from early testing with HemoTypeSC™.

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