REDMO Annual report 2011
It is our pleasure to share the annual report of the Bone Marrow Donor's Registry (REDMO) activities with you. The report details all the activities carried out by the entity of the José Carreras Foundation against Leukaemia during 2011.
The 2011 REDMO report includes the following details, and much more:
-Throughout 2011, 8,429 people became bone marrow donors in Spain taking the total number of donors nationally to 93,366. Of this total, 34 people were called upon to carry out their donation to patients from all over the world.
- Throughout the year we also collected and stored 5,781 umbilical cord blood units in the Spanish public reserves. Thus, there are now more than 52,377 umbilical cords available in Spain for patients that need them. Our country is currently 2nd in the world in terms of the number of stored units of hematopoietic stem cells.
-During the past year REDMO has initiated 879 searches for a compatible donor around the world. These searches facilitated the realization of 476 transplants in Spain, between unrelated donors and patients.
We encourage you to download the REDMO Annual report 2011 to find more interesting information.
We hope that you find this report interesting and if you require any further information, do not hesitate to contact us by telephone on (0034) 900 32 33 34 or by email at [email protected]