CDC’s Sickle Cell Data Collection Program Expands to Nine States

CDC’s Sickle Cell Data Collection Program Expands to Nine States

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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Sickle Cell Data Collection program gathers health information from multiple sources to determine how many people live with the disease and monitor changes related to their health over time.  In 2020, CDC funded the expansion of the program from two to nine states to collect essential data on sickle cell disease (SCD). The project aims to provide information that may be used to improve policy and healthcare standards, inform best practices, and illuminate pathways to deliver innovative treatments and cures in ways that can help address health disparities in SCD

Learn about the informative work of the Sickle Cell Data Collection program in Georgia by viewing the recently developed program brief and interactive maps.

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