Advocacy and Thought Leadership towards Access to Safe Blood Conference (SCDHC) on June 11th – 13th

CoBA made a significant impact at the inaugural Sickle Cell Disease and Hemophilia Conference (SCDHC) in Kisumu, Kenya, held from June 11th to 13th. Securing a speaking slot, CoBA emphasized the critical importance of blood supply in managing these conditions, highlighting the overarching need for adequacy and safety in blood donations. By centering the discussion on blood-related issues, CoBA played a pivotal role in shaping the conference’s agenda, which brought together patients, healthcare providers, policymakers, and advocates. This event not only promoted dialogue on advancements in disease management but also underscored CoBA’s dedication to improving healthcare outcomes through strategic advocacy and collaborative efforts.