The Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign is a member of the NBTA… the National BAME (Black Asian Minority Ethnic) Transplant Alliance.
What is the NBTA ?
The National BAME Transplant Alliance (NBTA) is a new government (Dept. of Health) initiative which seeks to bring together individuals/organisations/groups already working to change attitudes and increase donation and transplantation numbers within black and Asian minority ethnic communities.
The NBTA is envisaged as a stakeholder forum bringing together key members to share and promote best practice and provide mutual support, a key aim is to raise awareness of current inequalities and promote the importance of donation, including stem cell donation. …the ultimate goal is to save lives.
For more information on the launch of the NBTA, please see the DH press release.
The members of NBTA are:
- The Rik Basra Leukaemia Campaign
- African Caribbean Leukaemia Trust (ACLT)
- Afiya Trust
- Anthony Nolan
- DWIB Leukaemia Trust
- Hindu Forum of Britain
- Institute for Health Research
- Kidney Research UK
- Muslim Student Healthcare Network
- NHS Blood and Transplant
- National Kidney Federation
- Race Equality Foundation
- Seventh Day Adventist Church
- South Asian Health Foundation