EHA-NSHBT Sickle Cell Disease Webinar

EHA and the Topics-in-Focus Taskforce on Hemoglobinopathies are working with the Nigerian Society of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (NSHBT) to organize a webinar on Sickle Cell Disease (SCD).

Date: March 22, 2024, 19:00 - 20:30 (CET)
Format: Virtual
Chairs: Mariane de Montalembert (France), Obiageli Nnodu (Nigeria)

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Goal of the meeting

During this 90-minute webinar, experts will present different clinical cases of various patients who have SCD. The goal is to give participants an understanding of the prevention and treatment of iron overload, stroke, and red cell alloimmunization in patients with SCD.

After the presentation, there will be a discussion of the different regional approaches with an expert from Europe and an expert from Africa.

Target audience

Hematologists based in Europe or Africa with a special interest in SCD.


Topics that will be covered are:

  • Iron overload: Prof Mariane de Montalembert (France)
  • Stroke: Fenella Kirkham (United Kingdom)
  • Red Cell Alloimmunization: Prof France Pirenne (France) and Prof Diop (Senegal)

Learning objectives

After attending this webinar, the participant will:

  • Understand the impact of iron overload and red cell alloimmunization in a patient with SCD.
  • Understand the impact of a stroke on a patient with SCD.
  • Understand the best treatment options available in Europe and parts of Africa.
  • Understand the notion of prevention of these complications.

View more SCD resources:

Topics-in-Focus Hemoglobinpathies

EHA's activities focused on hemoglobinopathies

EHA Campus Program on SCD

An eight-course overview covering all aspects of sickle cell disease (SCD)

EHA Unplugged SCD Episodes

Browse EHA Unplugged episodes on SCD