The Sickle Cell Crusader — Oluwatosin Adesoye

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Oluwatosin is a practicing medical doctor, a passionate and award-winning sickle cell advocate, and an educator. She’s the founder of an online Facebook support group for people living with sickle cell disease called “Sickle Cell Celebs” and “Sicklelive Foundation,” an NGO that caters to sickle cell warriors. She’s a Nigerian who has lived with sickle cell disease for approximately four decades. Her column promises to be expository, educative, and compelling.