A gathering of representatives of organizations occupying the Sickle Cell and Other Inherited Blood Disorders space in Nigeria took place at the National Sickle Cell Centre, Lagos on February 20, 2023.

The in-person and virtual attendees at the meeting included the National Director/CEO, of Sickle Cell Foundation, Dr. Annette Akinsete; Professor Adeyemo, a Sickle Cell Disease/ Hemophilia consultant at the College of Medicine- the University of Lagos (representing the Nigerian Society of Haematology and Blood Transfusion); Dr. Enitan Ademusan, representing the Nigerian Heart Foundation; Dr. Babatunde Kuteyi, representing the SCD stakeholders of the Federal Medical Centre; Professor Adekunle Adekile, representing the Sickle Cell Support Society of Nigeria; Dr. Alayo Sopekan from the Federal Ministry of Health; Mrs. Doris Gbemiloye of Genotype Foundation; Ms. Toyin Adesola, Chair, Coalition of SCD Non- Governmental Organizations and Mrs. Megan Adediran, CEO, Hemophilia Foundation of Nigeria.