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UKZN students join together to fight blood cancer
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UKZN students join together to fight blood cancer

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UKZN in partnership with DKMS Africa share a social responsibility to educate and create awareness about blood stem cell donation to help the fight against blood disorders such as leukaemia, aplastic anaemia and sickle cell disease amongst others, through the recruitment of blood stem cell donors and maintenance of a registry of potential committed to helping anyone in need of a life-saving blood stem cell transplant.

Get Axola to university by becoming a blood stem cell donor

Axola, an 18-year-old diagnosed with severe aplastic anaemia, needs a life-saving stem cell transplant in order to realize his dream of studying journalism next year.

You can help by REGISTERING to become a blood stem cell donor.

DKMS Contact Person

Request a swab kit to register as a potential blood stem cell donor.

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Already registered? Check our Donor Resources:
Donation explained
There are many ways to get involved and support our mission.
You could be raising awareness, join the registry, hosting your own event, taking on a fundraising challenge, or anything in between.