Welcome to the Sickle Cell Disease Association of America Inc.’s Sickle Cell Disease Educational Information Repository (SCD Repository) which was designed to provide an up-to-date directory of disease education, information and resources.
The SCD Repository was developed as a product of the HRSA-funded Sickle Cell Disease Newborn Screening Follow-up Program (SCDNBSFP) which is comprised of sixteen (16) community-based organization (CBO) partnerships. The SCDNBSFP provides recruitment, care coordination, education and outreach to individuals living with sickle cell disease and their families.
It is our hope that the SCD Repository will help you understand SCD risk factors, signs, symptoms, treatment options and more. We invite you to explore the site now to get the information you need. To learn more about the mission and work of SCDAA, please visit: www.sicklecelldisease.org
1 out of 16,300
SCD occurs among 1 out of every 16,300 Hispanic-American births.