The Sickle Cell Disease Association of Nova Scotia (SCDANS) is a non-profit organization. The organization was formed in November 2014 to raise public awareness about sickle cell disease (SCD) and to support individuals living with SCD, along with their family members and friends.

Board Directors and Executive Members

President: Rugi Jalloh
Vice President: Nicole Rosenow-Redhead
Treasurer: Funmi Joseph
Secretary: Josephine Tommy
Director: Sharon Davis-Murdoch (Health Association of African Canadians)


SCDANS partners with:

  • United African Canadian Women’s African Association
  • Health Association of African Canadians
  • Canadian Blood Services
  • IWK Health Centre

SCDANS is open to partnering with other organizations to achieve its’ goal of raising awareness of SCD and providing supports to individuals and families affected by SCD.



The Board of Directors and membership of SCDANS are all volunteers. If you would like to volunteer or become a member of SCDANS, please contact us by email at: