Members & centers

Members & Centers list

University Hospital of Pointe-a-Pitre/Abymes, Sickle cell Unit (unité transversale de la drépanocytose)

+590 +590934670
+590 +590934697
Route de Chauvel, BP 465. 97159 Pointe-a-Pitre cedex • FRANCE

The University Hospital of Pointe-a-Pitre/Abymes (also called CHUPPA) is located in the french department of Guadeloupe. The sickle cell unit is located in this hospital. Since 1990, the sickle unit is managing a comprehensive program in order to fight against the most prevalent inherited public health concern : sickle cell disease This program includes universal newborn screening, early optimal management of patients, carrier screening, genetic counseling and prenatal diagnosis, health professionals education on haemoglobinopathies and research. The sickle cell unit is a member of the national network for rare diseases of the red cell and erythropoiesis (MCGRE) and of the caribean network for sickle cell disease and thalassemia (CAREST


Physician, Medical head of the sickle cell Unit, University hoqspital of Pointe-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe, France
Dr. Marie PETRAS
Follow up of children with sickle cell disease


Copyright © 2002 - 2020 Enerca

Co-funded by the Health Programme of the European Union.