Thousands of units of umbilical cord blood are stored daily at cord blood banks worldwide. Primary stem cells from the cord blood are used to treat many diseases, including hereditary diseases, congenital defects and various types of cancer. Many families who stored cord blood units saved the lives of their children
Taburit, Israel's largest cord blood bank, provides services of cord blood collection, preservation of the stem cells isolated from it and their insurance. Taburit operates in collaboration with Sheba Medical Center, Tel Hashomer. Preservation of cord blood at Taburit is carried out in accordance with stringent international standards. Taburit is committed to high quality in procedures of collection and preservation of cord blood derived from the umbilical cord of the newborn.