DATRI’s – Official Blog

Ray of Hope

Ray of Hope

1.8 years ago my brother was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia with myeloid sarcoma, one of the rarest forms of AML.  He relapsed even after 7 cycles of chemotherapy!  When every door shuts, all you need is some light sneaking through the edges, just enough to...

Transplant Centre Empanelment

Transplant Centre Empanelment

Empanelment of transplant centre (TC) with DATRI is an essential process that ensures if a respective centre meets predefined criteria as per WMDA(World Marrow Donor Association) Standard 1.07. This evaluation process also ensures that the donation of...

a slip between the cup and the lip

a slip between the cup and the lip

An 11-year-old female patient with Thalassemia Major was referred to DATRI in Sep 2021 by a transplant centre (TC) physician for HLA matched blood stem donor search request for a transplant. Our search team did a preliminary search from our database and found a...

The 1 in a million match

The 1 in a million match

When I got the call informing me that I was found to be a stem cell match, I wasn’t entirely convinced. Was this a legitimate request, was there any commercial angle to this, would they take my bone marrow? I spoke to a colleague who had lost his wife to cancer – for...

How easy is it to save a life?

How easy is it to save a life?

I first came to know about DATRI Blood Stem Cell Donors Registry, when I was attending the awareness session which was organised by Aby Sam John and his team. Aby was leading the team that organized a stem cell donor registration drive at my organisation UST in Kochi,...

FARIS’S STORY OF BLOOD STEM CELL DONATION 

FARIS’S STORY OF BLOOD STEM CELL DONATION 

Faris Yousuf was pursuing his engineering at National Institute of Technology, Calicut, when he was registered as a potential Blood Stem Cell Donor with DATRI, India’s largest Blood Stem Cell Donors Registry; during a donor registration campaign conducted by National...

Thank you Donor

Thank you Donor

——————————————————————————————————————————————————————Story #50 of 50 days, 50 Stories Campaign—————————————————————————————————————————————————————— World Marrow Donor Day(WMDD) is a special day celebrated third Saturday of September to thank all blood stem cell...

Janice Helen Jacob – Lyricist and Music composer of “Thank you Donor” Song

Janice Helen Jacob – Lyricist and Music composer of “Thank you Donor” Song

——————————————————————————————————————————————————————Story #49 of 50 days, 50 Stories Campaign—————————————————————————————————————————————————————— First of all, I would like to thank DATRI for giving me this fantastic opportunity to showcase my talent and provide...

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