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title:Importance of implementing program Screening Neonatal Hemoglobinopathies in Cape Verde

Author:Leonel Barbosa Gonçalves

Keywords:Capt Vert, sickle cell disease,, hemoglobinopathies, screening neonatal program.

Type:Short Communication

Abstract:Hemoglobinopathies are hereditary blood diseases, the most frequent sickle cell anemia. To date not have curative treatment, unless bone marrow transplant, which has yet been carried out experimentally. The implementation of screening programs of hemoglobinopathies in health services in Cape Verde is shown to be of great relevance and importance to public health, as it will allow early detection and treatment associated with hemoglobinopathies.

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