The New Zealand Bone Marrow Donor Registry (NZBMDR) lists approximately 13,000 potential donors who are willing to donate cells from their bone marrow to patients world wide if they are found to match someone in need of a transplant. The New Zealand Bone Marrow Donor Registry is part of a worldwide network of registries which contain over 40 million unrelated volunteer donors and cord blood units.
Who we are
The New Zealand Bone Marrow Donor Registry (NZBMDR) is responsible for searching all registries for unrelated volunteer donors for NZ patients who require a bone marrow transplant and do not have a suitable family donor. NZBMDR is also responsible for recruiting volunteer donors who are willing to donate their bone marrow to a matched patient anywhere in the world.
New Zealand Blood Service
The NZ Bone Marrow Donor Registry is part of New Zealand Blood Service (NZBS) and works closely with Transplant Centres nationwide. NZBS exists to support the healthcare community through the provision of safe, high quality blood and tissue products and related services through the generosity of volunteer blood donors.Visit website
World Marrow Donor Association
WMDA ( World Marrow Donor Association) oversees the international exchange of blood stem cells.Visit website