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O.S.C.A.R. (Organisation for Sickle Cell Anaemia - Reading)

To educate and raise awareness amongst the general public and health professionals about the implications of sickle cell disease and thalassaemia. To give help and support to families affected by sickle cell and thalassaemia and offer financial assistance when required. To raise funds for research.

Who to contact

07773 041185 (Evening)

Where to go


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