About Us

The Sickle Cell Support Group (SCSG), Ghana is a registered not-for-profit organization and a social health group with two aims:

  • To create aggressive awareness about Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), its causes and prevention, and
  • To provide educative support to persons living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) for improved quality of life.

The group provides a networking platform that is meant to focus on issues pertaining to Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), its complications and suggested ways of dealing with it. People living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD), through this forum, can share their strengths, weaknesses, similarities and difference with relation to health issues and challenges they face in other aspects of life. It is meant to establish a support system through which they can join forces to create awareness and get the public better educated on Sickle Cell Disease (SCD).

Sickle Cell Support Group (SCSG) also provides a great opportunity to carry along family and friends of those living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD); this will enable them better understand the challenges Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) persons go through, making them better equipped to provide assistance whenever the need arises.