OKEZIE MADZIMOYO OKORO (19th October 1967 - 5th May 1995)

IN REMEMBRANCE OF MR. OKEZIE MADZIMOYO OKORO  (19th October 1967 - 5th May 1995) Name: Madzimoyo - Water of Life. Gender: Boy. Origin: #African. Meaning: Water of life Pronunciation: (mad zee MO yo) [Guide] Form of: Itself…Read More

Celebration!

Death 5 May 1995 Anniversary 5 May 2011 Please spare a thought for the lost love ones who will never be seen again, only felt in our hearts.-.

Sickle Cell

A pain “episode” or “crisis” is the most common symptom of sickle cell disease, and the top reason that people with the disease go to the emergency room or hospital. When sickle cells travel through small blood vessels, they can get stuck and clog the blood…Read More

Diet Tip: Love Foods High in Antioxidants

"One of the readers on the SCW Facebook page recently got me thinking about foods rich in anti-oxidants and how they can help with sickle cell. In a normal body, there are free radicals (excess oxygen ions from the energy process), that are not naturally…Read More

This is a wake-up call to the clinical community

"This is a wake-up call to the clinical community. Sickle cell disease is as common as cystic fibrosis, yet less is known about the severe complications that can lead to death in sickle cell disease patients. Around 12,000 people in the UK have sickle cell…Read More

A painful time for Sickle Cell sufferers

The number of Sickle Cell anaemia sufferers in Northampton has tripled since 2004. http://news.bbc.co.uk/local/northampton/low/people_and_places/newsid_8483000/8483232.stm

The Prince’s Trust gave Okezie a grant

The Prince’s Trust gave Okezie a grant for the saxophone and his lessons. Every time that my brother would come round to mine, he would have the sax with him. He would practice and it would really annoy me. One day I was in my kitchen cooking and I shouted…Read More
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