Provide public and professional education outreach programs:
The centers would provide outreach, testing, education, nutrition and diet, routine medical care and medical assistant to manage the sick child’s health care needs, and educate pregnant mothers, and mothers with children of this medical condition; additionally, provide a parent support group for families who are affected by the sickle cell disease.
Screening, Testing and Counseling; Referrals and follow-up for screening and/or counseling and Vaccination:
Our clinic will be screening mothers, babies and children for sickle cell disease with inexpensive and reliable blood test. And if detected, our facility will be available to the public; to do a follow up services for our patients by providing pain medication, antibiotics, nutrition, folic acid and clean drinking water. There will be vaccinations for children and mothers. There will also be parental education and comprehensive care from our medical staffs, which can educate and reduce the mortality from the disease in infant and early childhood.
Client services/Referrals for client services; Clinic opens to the public; Wellness and Nutrition Programs; Parent and Child Support Group-Education:
Our Office will be open to the public, and will provide public and professional education, a sickle cell awareness program. There will also be parental education and comprehensive care, which can help reduce the mortality from the disease in infant and early childhood. We set up referrals for our staff to do follow up for screening or counseling. We will also be working with hematology physicians, medical researchers and specialists in the United States of America and other countries that conduct training and workshops, and also collaborate with local organizations in Sierra Leone to help and be informed about latest discoveries on how to deal with the disease. We will also support preventive measures to reduce environment related disease, such as Malaria, acute respiratory infections, which are affiliated with sickle cell disease; this, in the future can reduce frequent medical care and death rates in our community.