Employees of Vjesnik in bone marrow donor base
Journalists, photographers, graphic operators and Vjesnik employees have become potential bone marrow donors – as one of the first steps to fulfill the wish of the journalist Ana Rukavina, who recently died during her treatment of leukemia. Employees of tissue typisation center from KBC Zagreb Rebro organized blood taking on Wednesday; the blood will be processed and data about Vjesnik employees-donors will be included in mother cell bank among the first.
In cooperation with Croatian association of leukemia and lymphoma and Ana’s family, Vjesnik has already prompted Ana Rukavina Foundation procedure; in cooperation with a number of volunteers, Ana’s friends, a whole range of actions to collect money to finance this bank establishment will be organized. Citizens who wish to help as well as companies who want to donate money for this purpose in Christmas time, [M.M., Vjesnik]