To test or not: occurrence of sickle cell trait and assessment of the awareness toward its screening among patients attending Magale Health Center IV, Namisindwa District, Eastern Uganda

Abstract

To evaluate the occurrence of sickle cell trait (SCT), assess patient awareness and evaluate the performance of a sickle cell hemoglobin-S (dithionate-qualitative solubility) point-of-care test among patients seeking care at Magale Health Center IV, Namisindwa District, Eastern Uganda.ization and discrimination of people living with sickle cell disease causing isolation from family and society.

Type
Publication
*Journal of Blood Medicine
Health
Sharifu Tusuubira
Ph.D. Fellow

My research interests include qualitative and quantitative genetics, population genomics, science policy and artificial intelligence.