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The 15 kilometers road race  held at Nyangoma Secondary School on 9th December 2017 in Siaya County was a successful event aimed at raising funds for community based programs to supplement efforts in provision of medical support for sickle cell patients. In pursuit of its mandate under this program, SOWO Foundation has partnered with the Office of the First Lady Siaya County, Siaya Referral Hospital, Siaya Sickle cell Association, and Doctors from Kenyatta National Hospital organized this event.

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The current sickle cell prevalence study conducted by Ministry of Health from February 2014 – March 2015 shows that 17% of Kenyans have a sickle cell trait and 2% have the sickle cell disease. read more

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