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A ten year review of the sickle cell program in Muhimbili National Hospital, Tanzania

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Background

Africa has the highest burden of Sickle cell disease (SCD) but there are few large, systematic studies providing reliable descriptions of the disease spectrum. Tanzania, with 11,000 SCD births annually, established the Muhimbili Sickle Cell program aiming to improve understanding of SCD in Africa. We report the profile of SCD seen in the first 10 years at Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH).

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Individuals seen at MNH kno...

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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed

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10.1186/s12878-018-0125-0

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0000-0002-4801-6250
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Funding agency for:
Snow, RW
Grant:
Principal Fellowship 103602
Strategic award 084538
Publisher:
BioMed Central Publisher's website
Journal:
BMC Hematology Journal website
Volume:
18
Issue:
33
Publication date:
2018-11-14
Acceptance date:
2018-10-16
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EISSN:
2052-1839
Pmid:
30459954
Language:
English
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pubs:946605
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uuid:29dcd15e-852f-48f0-90e7-4dbf50d22486
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pubs:946605
Source identifiers:
946605
Deposit date:
2018-12-11

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