Dr. Enam Sefakor Bankas, the Managing Director of Sickle Life, has called for individuals to be more smart in the manner they compound the challenges individuals living with Sickle Cell illness go through.
She made sense of that there is a test in the country with the manner in which individuals slander people living with the sickness.
Talking on The Lowdown on GhanaWeb TV with have, Nii Akwei Ismail Akwei, she said that the regular difficulties that people living with Sickle Cell ought to customarily burden them however they do all that is feasible to succeed in their lives.
She added that when individuals pointlessly amount to those difficulties, it makes it significantly more crushing for them to continue to battle.
“We’ve standardized the disgrace around Sickle Cell infection to such an extent that such countless individuals don’t for even a moment remember it. Thus, you’re offering something overly critical about Sickle Cell or you’re accomplishing something that defames somebody with Sickle Cell illness at your working environment or in your school however at that point you don’t for a moment even notification that what you’re doing is disparaging.
“What’s more, in any event, when it’s shouted to you, it doesn’t ‘click’; you don’t make that association on the grounds that to you, it’s not unexpected. Like, how might they venture to try and gripe, and it is something we really want to ponder on the grounds that these are individuals like you, similar to every other person, that are carrying on with their lives.
“It’s extremely challenging and assuming you stand by listening to us talk about our accounts, talk about the difficulties we’re going through and we’re succeeding in spite of these and you have individuals adding on this, it is incredibly troublesome,” she said.