Situational Analysis of Sickle Cell Disease in Maharashtra, India


Sickle cell disease (SCD) is the foremost public health apprehension, not only in Maharashtra but also on global stage. Maharashtra, a western state of India, has 96.87 lakh tribal populations and is expected to have at least 11,00,000 sickle cell trait and 90,000 SCD patients. An objective of this review is to determine the prevalence of SCD in various communities in Maharashtra and various screening methods employed.

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Sunmeet Matkar


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Sunmeet Matkar (2018). Situational Analysis of Sickle Cell Disease in Maharashtra, India. International Journal of Medical Science And Advanced Clinical Research (IJMACR), 1(1), 16-19.