Awareness Month Targets Research, Education – and Blood Donations

Awareness Month Targets Research, Education – and Blood Donations

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Awareness Month Targets Research, Education – and Blood Donations

Since Sept. 21, 1983, when then-President Ronald Reagan’s proclamation created National Sickle Cell Anemia Awareness Month, advocates, patients, family members, doctors, and others impacted by sickle cell disease (SCD) have been pushing for increased research and awareness, and better treatments. This year will be no different, as virtual, in-person, and international events aim to increase blood donations, educate the public about the disorder, and help those affected navigate treatment options. But new this September will…

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