The Social Meanings of Scd in Ghana: Fathers' Reactions & Perspectives

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The Social Meanings of Scd in Ghana: Fathers' Reactions & Perspectives - Dennis-Antwi, Jemima Araba, and Dyson, Simon

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Sickle cell disease(SCD) is a chronic inherited illness affecting about 300,000 infants born in Africa each year. Historically, over 95% of babies born with SCD in rural Africa died before 5 years old. In Kumasi, Ghana, where 2% of all babies born have SCD, the newborn screening programme has a survival rate to five years of over 95%. This book ...

The Social Meanings of Scd in Ghana: Fathers' Reactions & Perspectives 2012, LAP Lambert Academic Publishing, Saarbrucken

ISBN-13: 9783847372226

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