A series of stories for creating awareness on Sickle Cell Disease
June 19th – World Sickle Cell Day 2021
NASCO is presenting 19 stories, a story every day from June 1st to June 19thto spread awareness.
This Part 3 contains stories of Day 10 , 11, & 12
10th story of NASCO’s “ 19 days,19 dreams “
Diagnosed with #SickleCellDisease (SCD) at 7 yrs. Lost his mother at 10. Couldn’t give Std .8 exams because of pain crisis induced hospitalization for 1 month! #MustWatch story of Social worker, #sicklecellwarrior & Chhattisgarh state member of Sickle Cell Foundation.
11th story of NASCO’s “ 19 days,19 dreams “
Story of #sicklecellwarrior from Gumla district, Jharkhand. Diagnosed with #SickleCellDisease at 2 yrs. She drinks at least 5-6 litres of water every day to prevent pain crisis. Her dream was to become an Army officer, but can’t now. Now she wishes to be an actress.
#SickleCellAwareness #WorldSickleCellDay #MustWatch
12th story of NASCO’s “ 19 days,19 dreams “
Story of #SickleCell Disease (SCD) warrior from Bharuch district, Gujarat. Diagnosed at 10 with SCD, lost his Dr. sister to SCD. In spite of health challenges, became a lawyer, works with his brother @DrDexte44441188 to raise awareness on SCD. @satya_yadav
About National Alliance of Sickle Cell Organisations (NASCO)
National Alliance of Sickle Cell Organizations (NASCO) is India’s first voluntary, non-profit, national organization constituted by patient advocate groups (PAGs) to educate and empower Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) patients and caregivers.
NASCO mission is to increase awareness in the general public about SCD and advocate for better quality of life for SCD patients.
NASCO is a consortium of like-minded patient organizations across the country with a mission to support people living with Sickle Cell Disease.
National Alliance is also a member of National Council of Sickle Cell Disease formed under aegis of Ministry of Tribal Affairs and FICCI.