Advocacy is an essential part of SCAGO’s work as the organization continues to improve health outcomes and strengthen the voices of families impacted by sickle cell disease in the province. SCAGO holds action days and reception events at the Ontario legislature in order to raise awareness of the disease among the policymakers. Among other achievements, through our advocacy work, the Ontario Drug Program approved life-saving drugs for the treatment of iron overload for all with sickle cell disease regardless of their financial status.