Meet the women hoping to recruit more stem cells donors from Black communities
An effort to increase stem cell donors within Black communities across Canada is being driven by a group of women who’ve had difficulty finding full genetic matches themselves
The London FreePress
Western University stem cell donor drive especially seeks ethnic groups
During his first year in health sciences at Western University, Ali Rizvi decided to volunteer with the Stem Cell Club, an organization dedicated to boosting the number of potential stem cell donors on a Canadian Blood Services registry, particularly from ethnic communities.
Stem cell donors wanted. Get Swabbed campaign coming to university campuses
The first step is a simple swab. If you are a match and selected for a transplant, it’s a relatively simple outpatient procedure that he says is not dissimilar to donating blood. It just takes a few more hours.
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