A blood donation drive will be organised later this month by the Indian Business Chamber in Việt Nam in collaboration with the city’s Blood Transfusion Haemotology Hospital.
Prime Minister Nguyễn Xuân Phúc urged the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRC) to continue revamping its operation based on the community, and in a pragmatic fashion.
Nearly 4,200 units of blood were collected from the youth and other volunteers in the final collection drive of the annual blood-donation campaign Hành trình đỏ (Red Journey) 2017.
More than 23,000 units of blood were collected during a 20-day Red Journey blood donation campaign in 20 provinces and cities.
More than 1,500 blood donors have taken part in a festival in Quy Nhơn city in the central province of Bình Định as part of the Hành Trình Đỏ (red journey), a nationwide annual blood donation drive.
The National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) expects to collect at least 45,000 blood units during Hành trình đỏ (Red Journey) 2017.
There are nearly 7,000 reserved blood units in the blood bank of the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) that can only serve the emergency and treatment demand of 170 northern hospitals for the next five days.
The Red Journey blood donation campaign on Saturday kicked off in the Mekong Delta province of Cà Mau, aiming to collect 500 units of blood.
A ceremony was held in Hà Nội yesterday to honour 100 outstanding blood donors in Việt Nam, an event in response to World Blood Donor Day.
Trần Nguyên Dũng, 49, from HCM City, has donated blood on 62 occasions but cannot remember the exact year when he did so for the first time.