Who Are We?
OtherHalf—Chinese Stem Cell Initiative is a registered charity (registered charitable number: 85507 3862 RR0001) that is determined to close the gap of Chinese underrepresentation in the global stem cell donor registry. In collaboration with OneMatch Stem Cell and Marrow Network, a member of the global stem cell network managed by Canadian Blood Services, we are conducting stem cell drives and sustained awareness campaigns to deflect myths and educate the public about stem cell donation in the Chinese Canadian community .
Our Mission Statement:
“To help save more patients’ lives by increasing the number of stem cell and cord blood donations to Chinese patients through education and recruitment of quality donors into the stem cell network.”
Our Success So Far:
Number of Chinese Canadian Searchables (people who have registered and been confirmed as eligible to be entered into the stem cell database as potential donors):
*numbers derived from OneMatch