Public Health Advisor, Mildred Hunter, speaks about programs to improve the lives of sickle cell patients across America. During this session at the 2019 Management of Sickle Cell Disease Conference, Mildred discusses STAMP (Sickle Cell Disease and Mentoring Program) and how it can have a positive effect on care for Sickle Cell patients.
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