Sickle Cell Anaemia: The disease, the stigma and misconception.

Kyrian and Ada were lovers, they were like best friends, they decided to spend their lives together. As Catholics, they were required to do the genotype test before getting married. They both found out that they carried the sickle cell traits and it was possible to have a child or two, maybe three that would have the sickle cell disease, so they end their love affair of a few years. It was painful because it was a dream that had to end.

While the decision sounds wise, there are other ways to deal with the stigma that comes…