Shabas gives new lease of life to 10-year-old Manasvi (India)

Giving life is a divine act, and that was how Kiran Kumar Karamchedu described the act of blood stem cell donation by Shabas T.S. that gave his daughter Manasvi a new lease of life. In an emotional get-together of the donor and the recipient here on Thursday, Shabas, Kiran Kumar, Manasvi, and Manasvi’s mother Kamala could not hold back their tears as they hugged each other. At the meeting organised by Datri, the blood stem cell donor registry, 23-year-old engineering graduate Shabas, choking with emotion, said he was happy and proud to see the little girl and her family. For…

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What Is A Marrow Donor?

A marrow or blood stem cell donor is a volunteer adult person who is willing to donate cells for blood stem cell or marrow transplantation. Some donate to a family member, others donate to a patient somewhere in the world and who is not a family member.

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Why World Marrow Donor Day?

To thank all donors worldwide; Unrelated donors, family donors, cord blood donors, donors who already have donated, and donors who are on the global registry waiting to donate. To raise awareness among the general public and decision-makers about being a stem cell donor and the impact of blood stem cell transplantation on patients’ live.

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