Nemetova Polyclinic has taken part in the humanitarian action for the Ana Rukavina Foundation by donating equipment worth 110,000 kuna which is to be used to store samples in the Ana Rukavina Cord Blood Bank.
With the goal of contributing to the development of the Registry of voluntary stem cell donors and the Cord Blood Bank, Nemetova Polyclinic has taken part in the humanitarian action for the Ana Rukavina Foundation by donating equipment worth 110,000 kuna. The Sanyo freezer, which is vital for storing samples in the Ana Rukavina Cord Blood Bank, keeps the contents at a temperature of minus 86° Celsius. The tissue typed samples allow us to search for tissue (HLA-Human leukocyte antigen) that is a match between the donor and the patient, whose only option for treatment is a transplant from a non-related donor. Until now, we have tissue typed more than 10,702 blood samples, and there are 9,502 donors from Croatia listed in the World Registry (BMDW – Bone Marrow Donors Worldwide).
Marija Rukavina, the director of the Ana Rukavina Foundation, handed a letter of gratitude to Egidio Ćepulić, MD, M.Sc., the head of the Polyclinic, who on that occasion said, “The employees at Nemetova Polyclinic have followed the work of the Ana Rukavina Foundation from the time it was established. We are especially honored that as donators we can support the work of this noble institution. We wish you continued success in your activities.”
Nemetova Polyclinic was the pioneer of private polyclinic practice in Zagreb and Croatia. The quality of the polyclinic’s work is based on monitoring and the long-term understanding of the needs of its users. Our complete dedication to each user is based on establishing individualized offers of total health solutions, as well as a wide spectrum of specialized diagnostics. The advantage of this approach is found in the close link between the diagnostic and the medical program, which allows the users to have all tests done in one day and in one place.