Blood donors join the drive in Ninh Bình Province. — VNA/VNS Photo Đức Phương
NINH BÌNH — Nearly 1,000 people joined a blood drive in the northern province of Ninh Bình Province on Sunday.
The event was organised by the Ninh Bình General Hospital, the Ninh Bình Red Cross Society their partners and ended with 750 units of blood donated.
Bùi Trọng Kỳ, chairman of the Ninh Bình Red Cross Society, said the society regularly educates locals on the importance of blood donation, a noble action that saves lives, he added.
Đỗ Thị Mai Hoa, a donor, said she has donated blood several times as she hoped to help save others. Hoa also often talks to people in her local area about giving blood.
More than 50,000 people have donated blood in Ninh Bình in the past five years, with some 35,000 units of blood have been collected. — VNS