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December 18, 2009

CHOP to Co-sponsor the 1st Global Congress on Sickle Cell Disease

The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia will partner with three other international healthcare organizations to co-sponsor the First Global Congress on Sickle Cell Disease in Accra, Ghana, July 20-23, 2010.

The Congress will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the first published paper on sickled cells in a patient with anemia. It will also bring together research scientists, public health officials, sickle cell organizations, and people with sickle cell disease from all over the world to address the many issues associated with sickle cell disease.

For more information

For more information about the First Global Congress on Sickle Cell Disease, please contact us at sicklecellsymposium@email.chop.edu.

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