Sickle Cell Disease Association of America, Inc. (SCDAA) is the leader in promoting and advancing initiatives focused on people affected by sickle cell conditions worldwide. For 50 years, SCDAA and its 50-plus member organizations have demonstrated how community-based organizations can work as partners with medical facilities and local and state government agencies to pursue national health care objectives. To be added to SCDAA’s press release distribution list, contact Emma Day at