News Releases

June 30, 2022

Industry Alliance Council (IAC) launches on July 19, 2022

Over the years, the Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario (SCAGO) has worked collaboratively with various industry partners and one of the outcomes of this collaboration is that more individuals living with SCD in the province of Ontario have improved access to life-saving and disease-modifying therapies Compared to a decade
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June 9, 2022

The Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario Celebrates World Sickle Cell Day – June 19, 2022

June 10, 2022  The Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario Celebrates World Sickle Cell Day – June 19 June 10, 2022- Ontario, Canada: June 3rd, 2021 was memorable in the province of Ontario as Bill 255 recognizing June 19 as World Sickle Cell Day (#WSCD) passed in the Ontario Legislative
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May 26, 2022

The Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario Presents the 2022 Young Researchers’ Award Recipients

Geil Astorga MHSC Student, BA Peola Ellis Fairuz Karim Janine Noorloos Jaspreet Randhawa At the Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario, we prioritize improving the health and quality of life of all individuals with sickle cell disease, including through innovative research. To continue making strides towards this goal, each year
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April 10, 2022

SCAGO Receives Funding from TD Bank Group

The Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario (SCAGO) awarded funding from TD Bank Group to support Ontarians with sickle cell disease SCAGO awarded a grant from TD Bank Group to improve health outcomes of individuals with sickle cell disease. Toronto, ON − April 10, 2022 − The Sickle Cell Awareness
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January 25, 2022

SCAGO Receives Federal Funding for Vaccination Project

The Sickle Cell Awareness Group of Ontario (SCAGO) awarded $200,000 in federal funding to increase vaccine uptake amongst Black Canadians SCAGO awarded a $200,000 grant from the Public Health Agency of Canada to support COVID-19 vaccination initiatives for sickle cell disease/Black communities in Ontario. Toronto, ON − January 25, 2022
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March 3, 2021

SCD Awareness Day & Thalassemia Awareness Day Act Passes 2nd Reading

Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Day and Thalassemia Awareness Day Act Passes Second Reading  March 2, 2021 TORONTO — A Private Member’s Bill co-sponsored by Andrea Khanjin, MPP for Barrie- Innisfil, and Rudy Cuzzetto, MPP for Mississauga-Lakeshore, will proceed to public hearings, as it passed second reading in the Ontario Legislative
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