The blood donation campaign “Red Sunday” was held at 70 locations in 41 provinces and cities nationwide yesterday, aiming to collect about 50,000 blood units to help ease blood shortages in hospitals nationwide during the Tết (Lunar New Year) holidays.
Nearly 1,000 people, mainly students and youngsters, attended the main event of the Chủ nhật Đỏ 2019 (Red Sunday) campaign in Hà Nội on December 6.
Organisers expect to collect about 50,000 blood units during the 2019 Chủ Nhật Đỏ (Red Sunday), a blood donation drive which was launched today in Hà Nội.
Việt Nam has set a goal to increase the blood donation rate in the country to cover at least two per cent of the population by 2022 through voluntary donors.
HCM City’s Blood Bank, Blood Donation Centre of HCM City and hospitals have organised blood donation programmes throughout the city for Tết (Lunar New Year) holiday to prepare for a possible shortage as more accidents occur during the period.
Thousands of people, mostly students and volunteers, gathered at Hà Nội University of Science and Technology in Hà Nội to participate in a blood donation festival on Sunday.
More than 23,400 units of blood have been collected at 30 Chủ Nhật Đỏ (Red Sunday) blood donation camps in 19 provinces and cities after a month.
Nearly 700 blood units were donated by over 1,500 volunteers during the tenth “Red Sunday”, held on Sunday at Hồng Đức University in the central province of Thanh Hóa.
The 10th Xuân Hồng (Pink Spring) blood donation festival will take place at the National Convention Centre in Hà Nội on Saturday.
housands of people, mainly students and volunteers, donated blood at the first blood donation festival in 2017, called "Ngày Chủ Nhật đỏ” (Red Sunday), at Hà Nội National University on Sunday.