Dr Mark Bale has been appointed as the Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Ethnicity Transplantation and Transfusion’s Steering Group.
The Steering Group is a committee of experts on the impact of ethnicity on transplantation and transfusion that advises the Chair and Executive Committee of the All-Party Group on the latest developments in the field and make recommendations for activity for the Group. It includes clinicians, data scientists, academics, representatives of charities and campaign groups.
Mark was awarded a PhD in Microbial Genetics from the University of Wales Institute of Science and Technology in 1987. Over the past 30 years he has led and shaped Government policy at the intersection between research, healthcare, ethics and legislation.
Sarah Olney MP, Chair of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Ethnicity Transplantation and Transfusion’s Steering Group.said “I am delighted that Mark has agreed to take the Chair of our Steering Committee. His enormous experience of health policy and ethics will be invaluable to Group’s work in ensuring that everyone has a fair chance to find a donor irrespective of their race.”
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About: Team Margot Foundation (charity no: 1160236) provides secretariat support to the new All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Ethnicity Transplantation and Transfusion (ETT) to raise awareness of health inequalities and to promote policy change to help save and improve more lives through greater ethnic donor participation. Further information can be found on the Team Margot website – www.teammargot.com/appg
The All-Party Parliamentary Group for Ethnicity Transplantation and Transfusion (ETT) Executive members are: Honorary President – The Baroness Benjamin DBE OBE; Co-Chair – Sarah Olney MP (LibDem); Vice Chair – Bambos Charalambous MP (Lab); Vice Chair – Mark Tami MP (Lab):Officers: Feryal Clark MP (Lab), Fleur Anderson MP (Lab), Marsha De Cordova MP (Lab), Sir Peter Bottomley MP (Con).