Birgit (Germany) and Iris (Germany)

Since thirty years Stefan Morsch Foundation provides blood stem cells to many hospitals all around the world. In 2013 Birgit Germscheid from Germany received blood stem cells, from someone she did not know. In the meantime she has met her genetical twin: Iris Schmidt. See here more about both women:  

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What Is A Marrow Donor?

A marrow or blood stem cell donor is a volunteer adult person who is willing to donate cells for blood stem cell or marrow transplantation. Some donate to a family member, others donate to a patient somewhere in the world and who is not a family member.

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Why World Marrow Donor Day?

To thank all donors worldwide; Unrelated donors, family donors, cord blood donors, donors who already have donated, and donors who are on the global registry waiting to donate. To raise awareness among the general public and decision-makers about being a stem cell donor and the impact of blood stem cell transplantation on patients’ live.

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Thanking all donors worldwide

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