BREAKING THE BARRIERS - A NEW HORIZON
MANAGING OUR MENTAL HEALTH

SAVE THE DAY!!!
18th SEPT 2021
AT ADELAIDE CONVENTION CENTRE

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Our Mission

ASCA is on a mission to ensure that sickle cell disease is very well known to all stakeholders in Australia. We are here to ensure that services for people living with SCD are improved.  As we embark on changing the face of this disease in Australia, we ask other willing organisation and stakeholders to partner with us to bring this event on an annual basis.

We are in this together

We are a patient advocacy group willing to partner with other Australian or international organisation to bring this conference alive. SCD has been around for over 100 years, It’s time to find a cure for this disease and the more we talk about it, the more recognition it gets. Be bold, be ready, contact us today.

#Stronger #Together

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About Us

Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy Inc (ASCA) is a not for profit organisation which started in 2014 dedicated to supporting people living with sickle cell disease and their families. An advocacy group formed to fill the gap of highlighting the rising numbers of sickle cell disease in Australia. Although rare in some part of the world like Australia, sickle cell disease is affecting a lot of people.

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Australian Sickle Cell Advocacy Inc (ASCA) is a not for profit organisation supporting people living with Sickle Cell Disease (SCD) in Australia.

It is the peak body in Australia looking out for people affected by this disease. ASCA started in 2014 and formally registered in October 2018.Our head office is based in Melbourne with chapters in Western Australia, New South Wales and South Australia. We have representatives in all Australian States.

Our main objectives stands out to raise awareness about this disease that is considered a rare disease in Australia. We are also tirelessly looking out for services that are missing in these commuity of people.

Our mission is to be To Be The Leading Advocacy Organisation For People Affected By Sickle Cell Disease Within Australia And Beyond.

Our Values are (EPIC)

  • Excellence
  • Perseverance
  • Integrity
  • Caring

We pledge to excel in everything we do; even though we face challenges most times, we will persevere to work towards the intended goal with integrity while caring for those we support.