Stem cell donor appeal for two-year-old boy

A couple have made an appeal to give their two-year-old son the best Christmas present ever - the gift of life. Gaurav Bains has a serious blood disorder and needs a bone marrow transplant by the end of the year if he's to survive.

His chances of finding a match are significantly lowered because of his ethnic background - only four per cent of people on the bone marrow register are Asian. His family is appealing to the Midlands Asian community to help.

Read about Rik Basra from Leicester and his bone marrow transplant campaign


Transplant appeal for toddler

The family of a two-year-old boy in desperate need of a bone marrow transplant is holding an event in Birmingham to encourage members of the Asian community to become donors.