Primary objective: To explore the feasibility to obtain umbilical cord blood
To establish assays for isolation of stem cells form umbilical cord blood
To establish assays for culture and manipulation of haematopoietic stems cells from cord blood.
Exploratory: To explore the feasibility of establishing a public cord blood bank program
To explore the expansion of stem cells ex-vivo and the possibility of establishing cord blood stem cell transplantation
To explore the usage of Cord blood stem cells for therapeutics and treatment planned studies