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Woman 6th to die of sickle cell this year in Bahrain

A Bahraini woman who died on March 10 was Bahrain's sixth sickle cell patient to die this year from complications arising from the condition, it has been claimed. Mother-of-two Fatima Saleh Ebrahim, 26, died in her house in Ka

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US experts review sickle cell treatment in Bahrain

A team of US experts will report back to Bahrain’s Health Ministry within a month after conducting a review of the kingdom’s sickle cell disease (SCD) treatment programme. The four-member team from Johns Hopkins Medici

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Alarm over rising sickle cell deaths in Bahrain

Sickle cell campaigners have called for an urgent restructuring of health services, as the 46th patient died of complications in Bahrain - just one short of the deadliest year on record. Bahraini Mahmood Abdulwahab, a 26-year-old

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Experts in new push to fight sickle cell

Leading oncologists and haematologists discussed introducing a sickle cell disease (SCD) registry system in Bahrain as a means to formulate accurate SCD management protocol. The experts shared latest global best practices in the m

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Bahrains’ sickle cell toll reaches 32

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

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New hope for sickle cell patients in Bahrain

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. They are bein

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Sickle cell deaths warning issued in Bahrain

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

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Bahrain PM vows best sickle cell care

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

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Activists call to fast-track sick cell treatment

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

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