(WMDA). Since then, CMDP has kept strengthening the contact with the entire world and served patients with blood diseases from across the world. As the donation to oversea patients is growing quickly, CMDP has exchanged with the entire world more and more frequently, and consolidated the friendship with counterparts in many countries. Now, CMDP has risen to become an important channel of (BMDW) and World Marrow Donor Association Mr. Wang Haijing, stressed in his speech that the donation of hematopoietic stem cells has rescued patients with blood diseases and allowed numerous families at the verge of collapse to see a new window of hope. Moreover, the technology has ushered a new social atmosphere of donating blood to save others, promoted the civilization and progress of the society In 2012, China Marrow Donor Program joined the Bone Marrow Donors WorldwideChina’s humanitarian diplomacy.
After the secondary launch in 2001, China Marrow Donor Program has remained one of the core business segments of the Red Cross Society of China and become a shining brand of the organization. The new Red Cross Society of China Law has further established the legal responsibility of CMDP to do relevant work in relation to the donation of hematopoietic stem cells. Until the end of August 2017, CMDP has recorded a total of 2.36 million donors, and donated hematopoietic stem cells to a total of 6,705 recipients, including 268 recipients from over 20 countries and regions.
On the event site, Mr. Wang Haijing granted the “China Red Cross Humanitarian Service Medal” to Xi'an Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd., a philanthropic enterprise that has always boosted the construction and development of China Marrow Donor Program for more than 10 years, and conferred the “China Marrow Donor Program Charity Ambassador” credential to Ms. Cai Zongju, a Chinese active occupational boxer winning the world championship who has volunteered to propel the donation of hematopoietic stem cells. Mr. Wang encouraged them to concern CMDP as usual and play a part in the promotion and volunteer service for the cause.
After initiating the “Donate Hematopoietic Stem Cells - Tell Us Your Story”, part of the “May 8 Red Cross Charity Week” event in 2017, China Marrow Donor Program has collected more than 170 stories about the donation of hematopoietic stem cells and compiled these stories into a book entitled “We”, which was published at the event. Director Mr. Li Li, the Director of CMDP and Ms.Bian Xin of Xi’an Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd., the enterprise sponsoring the event, jointly unveiled the book.
Five donors of hematopoietic stem cells who have successfully saved the lives of patients with blood diseases shared their stories on the site. They include Mr. Zhang Lianying, an employee of Xi’an Janssen Pharmaceutical Ltd.; Ms. Zhang Zhitian, the second donor of China Marrow Donor Program Donor Centers’ employee; Mr. Hui Fei, who has long been active on the Internet and new media to promote the donation of hematopoietic stem cells; Ms. Wang Yuhong, an auxiliary policewoman from Kunshan City, Jiangsu Province who has donated love in person; and Mr. Jin Yi, the leader of the Zhejiang Voluntary Service Team of CMDP for Donation of Hematopoietic Stem Cells. Their stories touched every listener on the site and made the social public to get well known the hematopoietic stem cells donors and this philanthropic cause. At the same time, they have made all people remember that the third Saturday this September is the “World Marrow Donor Day”, carrying forward the spirit of helping others and giving unselfish love, and displaying the positive style of donors of hematopoietic stem cells to China Marrow Donor Program.
The event took place on the eve of the third World Marrow Donor Day in order to acknowledge donors of hematopoietic stem cells and volunteer donors from across the country, encourage more healthy citizens at the right age to join the team of hematopoietic stem cells donors, for the sake of attracting more people to donate hematopoietic stem cells with bravery and rekindle the hope of life for more patients suffering the serious blood disease. All people celebrated their anniversary in a warm atmosphere, and cheered up, “Thank you, donors”, taking the entire event to the climax.
Mr. Li Li, the Director of China Marrow Donor Program’s headquarter said that the donation of hematopoietic stem cells is a humanitarian deed to extend love and save lives, and is a very reflection of the Red Cross society - “Humanity, Philanthropy, Giving”. CMDP will continue to grow bigger and stronger and make new contributions!