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Invitation to the 6th REDAC Conference

Click here to download the Invitation to the 6th REDAC International Sickle Cell Conference

Conference Themes

Accessible Treatments
  • Blood Transfusion
  • Hyrdroxyurea
  • Stem Cell Transplantation
New Technologies & Innovations
  • Laboratory Techniques
  • Newborn Screening/Surveillance
  • Tranining & Research
Break the Silence
  • Sickle Cell Strategies
  • Informing Policy
  • Community Education & Outreach
Registration Fees
  1. Internationals - 100 $ USD
  2. Locals - 50 $USD
  3. Student - 30 $USD

You can either pay for registration using EFT, Counter deposit to the bank or pay at the Conference Venue.

REDAC Sickle Cell Disease Research Network in Central Africa

Here's a list of the Symposium's Confirmed Speakers

  • Jane Aceng
  • Marina Cavazzana-Calvo
  • Patrick Ducoroy
  • Heather Hume
  • Lakshmanan Krishnamurti
  • Patrick McGann
  • Grace Ndeezi
  • Robert Opoka
  • Russell Ware
  • Robert Adams
  • Henry Ddungu
  • Jacques Elion
  • Phillip Kasirye
  • Ruth Nankanja
  • Dr. Dorothy Kigozi
  • Caroline Le Van Kim
  • Deogratias Munube
  • Christopher Ndugwa
  • Brigitte Ranque
  • Tom Williams
  • François Bernardin
  • Mariane de Montalembert
  • Eliane Gluckman
  • Charles Kiyaga
  • Danielle Lena-Russo
  • Ezekiel Mupere
  • Isaac Odame
  • Marvin Reid
  • Dr. Bernard Natukunda


The 6th Symposium Organising Committee
Name Designation
Charles Kiyaga National Sickle Cell Coordinator and Chair REDAC 2016 Organizing committee
Dr. Deo Munube Pediatrician Dept. of Pediatrics and Child Health, Vice chair REDAC 2016
Mrs. Ruth Nkanja Mukiibi CEO Sickle Cell Association of Uganda and Secretary REDAC 2016
Prof. Grace Ndeezi Professor of Pediatrics and Child Health & Head of REDAC 2016 scientific subcommittee
Prof. Christopher Ndugwa Retired Professor of Pediatrics, who opened the Mulago sickle cell clinic
Prof. Sarah Kiguli Prof. of Pediatrics and Child Health
Dr. Jessica Nsungwa Senior pediatrician and commissioner Child Health dept. - MOH
Dr. Ezekiel Mupere Head of department of Pediatrics and Child Health MUK
Dr. Philip Kasirye Pediatrician and head of the sickle cell clinic at Mulago hospital
Dr. Gerald Mutungi Program manager non communicable diseases – Ministry of Health
Dr. Hasfa Kasule Non communicable diseases officer at WHO
Dr. Opoka Bob Pediatrician and senior lecturer at the department of pediatrics
Mr. Oliver Lalani CEO at Roofings Group and a mother of a sickle cell diseased child
Ms. Evelyn Mwesigwa CEO of Uganda Sickle Cell Network
Mr. Isaac Sewanyana Manager of the national sickle cell laboratory at Central Public Health Laboratories (CPHL)
Prof. Hume Heather Visiting professor of pediatric hematology - Member REDAC 2016 scientific subcommittee
Mrs. Mauela P Mulondo Marketing manager, Bank of Africa group
Dr. Dorothy Kyeyune Director of Uganda blood transfusion services
Dr. Addy Kekitinwa CEO of Baylor Uganda, and Director Baylor Pediatric Center of Excellency
Dr. Sabrina Kitaka Senior Lecturer department of pediatrics and child health
Dr. Henry Ddungu Consultant Hematologist Mulago hospital – Member of REDAC 2016 scientific subcommittee
Dr. Jane Ruth Aceng Director General of Health Services – Ministry of Health