Situational analysis of sickle cell disease in Gujarat, India

Background: Sickle cell disease (SCD) is a major public health concern in tribal community not only in Gujarat but also globally. Gujarat, a western state of India, has 89.12 lakh tribal populations and is expected to have at least 9,00,000 sickle cell trait and 70,000 SCD patients. The aim of the p...

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Main Authors: Deepak Saxena, Sandul Yasobant, Mahaveer Golechha
Format: Article
Published: Wolters Kluwer Medknow Publications 2017-01-01
Series:Indian Journal of Community Medicine
Online Access:;year=2017;volume=42;issue=4;spage=218;epage=221;aulast=Saxena