A Leicestershire police officer recovering from leukaemia has pledged to recruit 3,000 more South Asian potential bone marrow donors.
An ex-police officer who struggled to find a stem cell donor match is campaigning to get more Asians to register.
Leicestershire police officer given boost in his recovery against leukaemia encourages more Asian stem cell donors to come forward.
The first 16 and 17 year olds in the world to join the bone marrow register at the National Academy, Hucknall.
More than 300 people joined the Anthony Nolan blood stem cell register at an event on Sunday in support of blood cancer patients who need a lifesaving transplant from a matching donor.
The event was organised by the Rik Basra Campaign which was started by family and colleagues of Leicestershire Police Inspector Rik Basra, who recently had a bone marrow transplant.
A Leicestershire police officer who is recovering from a bone marrow transplant is backing a drive to get more people from the Asian community to sign up to the register. Police Inspector Rik Basra underwent a life-saving transplant last year after the return of acute myeloid leukaemia.
Rik Basra bone marrow donor register event at Nishkam Centre Soho Rd Handsworth, Birmingham til 5pm today. If you're 18-40 come & register