schaf5Role of Parents

KNOW THE GENOTYPE OF YOUR CHILDREN

If SS, you must:

  • See the doctor for appropriate care
  • Immunize your children as at when due
  • Keep him/her clean
  • Purchase mosquito nets or net your windows at home to prevent malaria
  • Purchase thermometers to identify fevers as soon as it starts in each of your children
  • Call the Doctor if the temperature is above 37.4 oC (at the armpit)
  • Always give your children plenty of fluids(water and oranges)