More than VND434 billion (US$18.6 million) was used to support over 562,000 needy people during May, as part of the 2020 humanitarian month programme run by the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS).
The Ho Chi Minh City Red Cross Society held a ceremony on June 7 to honour 15 outstanding blood donors on the occasion of World Blood Donor Day (June 14).
VOV.VN - Staff from the Voice of Vietnam (VOV) have participated in a blood donation campaign in Hanoi on May 6 as part of efforts to resolve the shortage of blood supplies which is affecting many of the country’s hospitals during the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) fight.
VOV.VN - Natural Resources and Environment Minister Tran Hong Ha on April 9 donated his blood to help ease blood shortages at the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion due to the novel coronavirus epidemic.
VOV.VN - Marking National Voluntary Blood Donation Day on April 7, large numbers of people in Hanoi volunteered to lend a helping hand to those in dire need of blood to save their lives and, at the same time improve the health of the wider community amid the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) epidemic.
Party Central Committee General Secretary and State President Nguyen Phu Trong on April 2 sent a letter to people nationwide on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the “All-people blood donation day” (April 7), calling on them to push up the drive.
The health sector has called on medical staff and the community to respond to blood donation at the Le hoi Xuan hong (Red Spring) blood donation festival at the headquarter of the Ministry of Health in Hanoi on March 12.
About 1,000 trade union members and labourers in the central city of Da Nang took part in a blood donation programme on March 1, an activity to help ease blood shortage for health care after the Lunar New Year holiday.
Launched in 2008, the annual Red Spring festival has seen 215,000 blood donors through the previous 12 editions, with 78,620 blood units collected. This year, it takes place from February 11 to 22.
A blood donation campaign, called the Red Spring festival, was launched in Hanoi on February 11, the 13th of its kind organized so far, to ease blood shortages after the Lunar New Year (Tet).
The Embassy of the US in Vietnam launched a blood donation campaign on January 10.
About 50,000 units of blood are expected to be collected during the 12th “Red Sunday”, a blood donation campaign, which began in Hanoi on December 22.
Ho Chi Minh City face a shortage of blood for medical treatment in the last two months of this year, according to Chairman of the city’s Red Cross Society Tran Truong Son.
More than 500 Buddhist monks, nuns and followers registered for blood donation while 150 people put their names on the list of organ donors at a festival in Hanoi on August 4.
The seventh Red Journey blood donation campaign 2019 opened in Hanoi on July 26 with a series of activities.
The Red Journey voluntary blood donation campaign was held in the central province of Thua Thien-Hue on July 14, attract a large number of youth union members, young people, members of armed forces and teachers.
VOV.VN - Thousands of cadets, soldiers, youth union members, and residents of the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho registered for blood donation on June 28.
The National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion (NIHBT) has opened its first fixed blood donation site at Hoan Kiem Health Centre at No 26 Luong Ngoc Quyen street in Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
VOV.VN - The Red Journey 2019, also known as Hanh Trinh Do, blood donation campaign kicked off in Rach Gia city and four other districts of the Mekong Delta province of Kien Giang on June 11.
One hundred outstanding Vietnamese blood donors will be honoured in a series of events in Hanoi and Phu Tho Province from Tuesday to Thursday to celebrate World Blood Donor Day (June 14).