Powerful by Nature - Sickle Cell Awareness


Date:  September 23th, 2019
Hosts:  Chantal & Kai
Guests: Ulysse Guerrier, Community Health Worker at Taibu Community Health Centre
Topic: Sickle Cell Awareness



September is National Sickle Cell Awareness Month so this show, we talked all about Sickle Cell Disease, treatment, stigma and more. We interview Ulysse Guerrier, a Community Health Worker at Taibu Community Health Centre who runs a Sickle Cell Support Group and Kai talks about her personal experiences as someone living with Sickle Cell Disease.


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TAIBU Community Health Centre is a multidisciplinary, non-for-profit, community led organization established to serve the Black Community across the GTA as its priority population. TAIBU Community Health Centre provides comprehensive primary healthcare in combination with health promotion programs and activities and is located in Scarborough. Visit their website for more information: http://taibuchc.ca/en/

TAIBU has established the first specialized primary care services for adults with Sickle Cell disease in the GTA. If you are an adult living with sickle cell disease or a care giver, you can access their clinic on Tuesdays from 1:30 pm – 7:30 pm and you can contact them for access at (647) 644-3936. They also have a sickle cell support group that meets every third Saturday of the month at TAIBU Community Health Centre. For more information please call (416) 644-3539 (Ext. 2226)

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