Bahrain registered its 32nd sickle cell death yesterday (August 15) - hours after health officials issued orders to treat patients suffering from the disease as 'high priority'.
Bahraini Hassan Faisal Hamer, 28, died at S
New measures have been introduced to treat sickle cell sufferers in Bahrain, including scrapping a protocol that forces patients to wait eight hours before being administered morphine and dedicating a ward for women.
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Campaigners are warning that Bahrain could record its highest sickle cell death toll this year, with an average of more than six patients dying every month since January.
Two Bahraini patients - Wajeeha Al Jamr
The Premier yesterday pledged continuous efforts to provide the best health care and treatment for sickle cell patients.
He said the government will spare no effort to bring in medical experts to alleviate the
Activists are demanding health officials fast-track life-saving treatment of sickle cell patients after a fifth death this year was registered in Bahrain.
Bahraini Mohammed Hassan Makki was admitted to Salmaniya Medical Complex (S