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Sickle cell guide for schools – Sierra Leonean version

Sierra Leonean Guide
Images: Education and Health Guide by Professor Simon Dyson

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Professor Simon Dyson


Undergraduate social sciences and healthcare; postgraduate education and healthcare professionals.

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SCOOTEROER114a_Simon Dyson Guide for Schools_11April17.doc (Editable Word Document)

SCOOTEROER114b_Simon Dyson Guide for Schools_11April17.pdf (PDF)

OER Description:

The successful ‘Guide for Schools’ first shared by Professor Simon Dyson in February 2011 has just been adapted for use in Sierra Leone. Children with serious health conditions in this region, such as those with sickle cell, require much needed educational support. Therefore, Simon and his colleague Maria Berghs at De Montfort University have recontexualised this guide for use specifically in this region. The guide has been written with help from the Sierra Leone Sickle Cell Disease Society and local schools.

All of these resources are available for you to use in your own school or college. They are licensed for re-use and sharing under a Creative Commons License. All we ask is that you fully attribute Professor Dyson and this website, and that you share your revisions with this project by contacting  Dr Vivien Rolfe by Twitter @vivienrolfe.

These guides contain important health and medical information, so should you have any questions relating to the content, do contact us.

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School Policy for Sickle Cell and Thalassaemia by Professor Simon Dyson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.

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