Dear friends, starting today, October 27th, new website for Ana Rukavina Public Cord Blood Bank is available, where you can learn about the possibilities of donating blood stem cells from the umbilical cord together with the video filmed by Nova TV to promote Ana Rukavina Public Cord Blood Bank campaign “New life for a new life!“, which aims to raise awareness of parents about the importance of donating umbilical cord blood stem cells, which can save lives
Making the first website for Ana Rukavina Public Cord Blood Bank was enabled by Ana Rukavina Foundation in order to increase the possibility of treatment for people who are affected by many different types of blood conditions and blood cancers.
“Our desire is to make the information about the possibilities of donating valuable stem cells that could save someone’s life, more accessible to future young mothers. That’s why we are launching a separate website of the Ana Rukavina Public Cord Blood Bank so our fellow citizens could find all the information in one place” said Mrs. Marija Rukavina, manager of the Ana Rukavina Foundation and said:” Noble decision to donate blood stem cells from umbilical cord can save a life! ”
With the establishment of the first public cord blood banka, Ana Rukavina Public Cord Blood Bank, at the University Hospital Centre Zagreb, March 28th 2007, which has helped by the Ana Rukavina Foundation, awareness of the importance of doantind blood stem cells from the umbilical cord was raised, and 2,897 doses of cord blood has been successfully signed to Bone Marow Donors Worldwide.
In the video:
Dr. Sanja Mazić (University Hospital Centre Zagreb – Ana Rukavina Public Cord Blood Bank), Jurjana Novoselac, MD, with her daughter Zora (University Hospital Centre Zagreb – Department of Transfusion Medicine and Transplantation Biology).
Thank you from the heart, Dr. Sanja Mazić, Jurjana Novoselac, MD, baby girl Zora and Nova TV, which filmed the video so the information about the donation of stem cells can be available to future parents.
The video can be seen on our official Facebook page.