BVI Health Services Authority
Release Date:
Wednesday, 5 September 2018 - 1:49pm

The public is invited to learn about revolutionary treatment available for the treatment of Sickle Cell disease.  

A Sickle Cell Conference will be held on Friday September 7 in the Lobby of the New Peebles Hospital from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and will feature renowned experts in the field to discuss cutting edge treatments for patients with Sickle Cell.   

All are invited to attend the conference and learn about new treatments including Stem Cell Transplantation and clinical trials of Gene Therapy and its impact on reversing Sickle Cell disease. 


Natasha Lettsome

Public Health Communications Specialist
Ministry of Health/Social Development
Telephone: 468-2286