SPARCO Nigeria Site Contributing SCD in the World Health Organization Package of Essential Non-Communicable Disease Interventions for Primary Health Care (WHO PEN)

12 Jan 2018 - 05:30
Participants of the Experts Meeting in Abuja who included SCD in the WHO Package of Essential Non-Communicable Diseases Interventions for Primary Health Care (WHO PEN) in Nigeria

Members of the SPARCO Nigeria Site were part of a team of experts who met to include SCD in the World Health Organization Package of Essential Non-Communicable Diseases Interventions for Primary Health Care (WHO PEN). The inclusion of SCD in WHO PEN is an important development because it includes newborn screening and interventions for screen detected babies. This expert meeting happened in Abuja, Nigeria.

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