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Janis Pereira, MedShr

Janis is a seasoned digital expert with degrees in Biochemistry and Bioinformatics and experience educating doctors, community health workers and researchers. She applies her creative, data-driven approach to medical education programs, with a special focus on LMICs.

Digital medical education programme: Sickle Cell Disease

ASH 2023: Sickle Cell Disease Education Programme

Sickle cell disease (SCD) affects over 400,000 newborns annually, with particularly high mortality rates in low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) such as India and Sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). At this year's American Society of Hematology conference in San Diego, MedShr founder Dr Asif Qasim presents a groundbreaking mobile-first medical education programme and its impact on SCD diagnosis and management in Kenya, Ghana, Zambia, Uganda, Tanzania and India.

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