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About Us

The Sickle Cell Association, Nagpur (SCAN) was first set up as a registered charity in 2004. It was formed by a group of doctors, patients, social workers and health professionals who had innate concern about sickle cell disorders.

Our Charitable Trust is managed by a committee of 11 Trustees and a pool of stalwarts in various fields. The Management Committee is accountable to the members and works with a small core of paid staff to further the Society’s aims by providing special services and welfare schemes for sickle cell sufferers.

SCAN has always thrived to provide quality and comprehensive services through diagnostic testing, evaluation, counseling and supportive services to individuals and families at risk for Sickle Cell Disease and its variants.

If you are living with Sickle Cell disease, or know someone who does, SCAN is here to help you…

For more than one & half decade, we have been providing services to patients and their families, in various forms.

We are here to support every member of the Sickle Cell community with programs and services focused on one ultimate goal - to improve the lives of individuals and families affected...

Ongoing Activities 2019

18th June 2022 - Cycle Rally on World SickleCell Day

19-1-19 New Born Screening Programme first public forum at matru seva sangh burdi,Under chairmanship of Kanchantai Gadkari

24-2-19 Public Forum at centre point hotel in collabaration with gynae and obstetric society

1-3-19 Vivekanand Mission Khapri Awareness Programme

2nd & 3rd March Haemoglobinopathy detection workshop of 8 tecnitions from baster area

03-03-2019 : Hon. Shri Nitinji Gadkari (BJP stalwart & Cabinet Minister) launched of our sickle cell association, nagpur Website.

5-3-19 Blood Testing Camp with sunshine org at bhandewadi

12-3-19 Blood Screening Camp at Aamgaon

14-3-19 Blood screening camp at deaf and dumb school

15-3-19 Mass Awareness Programme and screening camp at koradi

7-4-19 blood screnning camp at scan office

19-4-19 Second new Born Screening camp public forum

26-4-2019 Vivekanand Mission Hosp. khapari Awarness programme

23-7-2019 Training of NMC , UPHCs Technicians first batch

26-7-2019 UPHCs Technicians second batch training

8-8-2019 PVProject Team with our Faculty

9-8-2019 isit to UPHC along with BU faculty

15-8-2019 Independence Day SCD awarness programme at MSS Mahal

29-9-2019 29 Sept to 8 th oct Screening & Awareness camp at Ramkrishna Math Dhantoli

30-11-2019 Workshop meetins at IAP off on 30/11/19

14-12-2019 Permission from Jt. Director Education. Letter for youth screening.

18-12-2019 Regional conference Bardoli Gujrat 18&19 th Dec 2019

9-2-2020 9th Feb screening camp with Rotary club of Ngp at Neri

Sickle cell week starts 28 th Feb till 6 th March

Day 1 of SCD Week

Sickle Cell Programme 29 th Feb 2020

Sickle Cell Programme 2nd March 2020

15th Oct,2020Guest Faculty for Webinar on Sickle cell Disease Organised by Dr M B Agarwal Bombay Hospital Dt 15 oct 2020 6-9 pm
28th Nov,2020IAP Anemia Day 2020
5th Dec,2020Project ' Nurture Lives '
11th to 17th Dec,2020Sickle Cell Awareness Week
3rd Jan,2020“Nurturing Lives “ on 3rd Jan 2021