The Bone Marrow Donor Programme
•To provide hope for patients with leukaemia and blood-related diseases.
•To build a register of Singapore bone marrow donors.
•To network and be the conduit of a global marrow database.
•To build a world class search process for transplants.
•To be an advocacy champion for donors (including their immediate families) from pre-donation to post-donation.
•To educate the public and promote further understanding of blood-related diseases.
Intended use of funds through the YFC 2018 programme
The fund will be used to expend the registry. It cost 0 to put a donor onto the registry.
Engaging and involving the YFC participants
The Education Outreach Executive will meet up with the teams to explain the work of the Bone Marrow Donor programme and the difficulties we face here. Thereafter, the BMDP staff will work closely with the team to ensure that the team is on track with their programmes and outreach.