Table of Contents
Patients, Families and Friends
Health Care Providers
|Upcoming Conferences of Interest - 2010|
|News - Conferences and Activities of Interest|
|Thursday, 10 June 2010 11:01|
Upcoming Conferences and Activities of Interest to the Sickle Cell Community
June 19, 2010 Toronto, ON- World Sickle Cell Day Celebration
Saturday June 19, 2010 6:30pm - 9:30pm Delta Toronto East 2035 Kennedy Road Toronto, ON M1T3G2 Call the
Say It Loud! Conversations on Sickle Cell Disease Teleconference Wednesday, June 30, 2010
Choose a time best for you: 12:30 p.m. to 12:55 p.m. EST or 6:30 p.m. to 6:55 p.m. EST You’re invited to join in by dialing 1 712 432-0080
Passcode 490765# Access available as long as lines are open. Host: Mary Bentley LaMar, Executive Director
June 19. New York- World Sickle Cell Day - Be Sickle Smart Empowerment Day, Saturday June 19. 10 A.M. - 5P.M. Embassy Suites 102 North End Avenue, New York (Battery Park City- Lower Manhattan). Please join Dr. Ian Smith at this special one-day-only event. To register call: 347-533-8485
June 19, Edison, New Jersey - Attendees of Sickle Cellabration can expect educational workshops for families, enjoyable activities for kids, exhibits and the Cellabration Luncheon that honors children in the New Jersey Sickle Cell Poster Child Program. There will also be the Dr. Charles Drew Commemorative Blood Drive from 9am to 3pm.
June 17 and 18 2010 King's College London - Sickle Cell in Focus (SCiF) is an annual, two-day summer conference held at King's College London Demark Hill campus to highlight and discuss emerging clinical complications and clinical management of sickle cell disease. The clinical and scientific research lectures are aimed at an audience of consultants, academics, trainee doctors and health professionals involved in the care of patients with the disease. It attracts local, national and international guest speakers and delegates.
2nd World Sickle Cell Day, June 19, 2010 - Multi city world wide See http://aablooddriveandmarrowregistry4sicklecellawareness.webs.com/worldsicklecellday.htm
July 24, 2010 Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida - Announcing sickle cell workshop at SERGG/SERC annual meeting The SERC concurrent sickle cell workshop will be held on: Saturday, July 24, 2010 from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm SERGG/SERC July 22-24, 2010 Sawgrass Marriott Hotel Ponte Vedra Beach, Florida
Deadlines: Abstract submission – friday, may 21 (5:00 pm) Meeting registration – Friday, June 25 Hotel registration – Wednesday, June 30
Click here for SERGG/SERC meeting information and registration forn Click here for an agenda. Your support of the full annual meeting would be greatly appreciated; however, if you can only attend the one-day workshop, the advance registration fee is only $85.00!
The Congress website: www.sicklecellglobalcongress.org is now online. Please check it often for announcements and changes.
2. Abstract Submission Deadline
We have extended the abstract submission deadline to March 31, 2010. If you want to revise and resubmit an abstract you already sent to us, you may do so. Please mark the resubmitted abstract with “RESUBMISSION” on the top.
- NIH Annual Sickle Cell Disease Clinical Research Meetings http://www.nhlbi.nih.gov/meetings/sicklecell-10/index.htm
September 21-24, 2010 Washington DC - SCDAA 38th Annual Convention Gaylord National Hotel &
October 4 Atlanta GA - Sickle Cell Education Day 9 - 3 - Loudermilk Center: 40 Courtland Street, Atlanta, GA 30303
22 - 27 November 2010—
1.Simple models of survey/ screening. 2. Methods of counseling for :a. General population b. Youth & marriageable age group (premarital counseling) c. Post marriage counseling for carriers and sufferers including antenatal checkup, family planning, MTP, adoption of child. d. Counseling for sufferers of the disease. e. Counseling for the parents of sickle cell disease affected children. 3. Models of treatment plan at primary, secondary and tertiary level including plan for sickle cell clinics at village level, district level and super specialty clinic at medical college level. 4. Scope of research in developing countries. 5. Advocacy for financial support, scope of a network and linking the various NGOs working in the field of sickle cell disease. KEY DATES 22nd November 2010 - Preconference briefing:to be attended by NGOs, Doctors and Technicians working in the field of sickle cell anemia. 23ed -24th November 2010- Scientific Sessions. 25th November 2010- General/Executive body meeting of the congress & draft presentation of the proceedings. 26th November 2010- Sight Seeing.27th November 2010- Valedictory Function; Conclusion note, approval of proceedings. FIRST ANNOUNCEMENT & CALL FOR PAPERS http://4sccongress.co.in
|Last Updated on Thursday, 10 June 2010 11:06|