World Marrow Donor Day

(OTTAWA) – Canadian Blood Services will join other stem cell registries around the world to commemorate the first ever World Marrow Donor Day (WMDD) on September 19. The day is designed to draw attention to the need to increase the number of donors from all ancestral backgrounds on worldwide registries. Led by the World Marrow Donor Association (WMDA) – a network of accredited registries around the world – WMDD celebrates the millions of people who have volunteered to save the lives of patients in need of a stem cell transplant. The theme of this year’s inaugural celebration is “Thank You 25