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.
Ho Chi Minh City’s Red Cross Society on May 12 launched the 2019 Month for Humanitarian Activities on the occasion of the World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day (May 8).
The Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS)’s chapter in Hanoi will strive to provide support for 7,000-10,000 disadvantaged people under the 2019 Humanitarian Month which was launched in the capital city on May 5.
The Ministry of Health and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) on March 7 inked a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on efficient natural disaster, calamity and emergency response.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society’s Central Committee has decided to offer urgent support to three flood-hit provinces of Thanh Hoa, Nghe An and Son La with a total funding of 420 million VND (18,000 USD).
The programme to raise funds for the benefit of flood victims through sending SMS has received 21,490 responses, each with a value of 20,000 VND (0.9 USD), according to the Vietnam Red Cross Association.
President of the Vietnam Fatherland Front Central Committee Tran Thanh Man on August 4 visited and presented gifts to the poor and social policy beneficiaries in the Mekong Delta city of Can Tho within the framework of the fifth national Red Cross camp.
A charity walk was held in Ho Chi Minh City on August 5 with the participation of more than 5,000 people to raise funds for Agent Orange (AO)/dioxin victims and the disabled.
The Red Cross Society (RCS) chapters in the central province of Quang Nam have raised over VND101.6 billion (US$4.51 million) from the public since early this year to implement humanitarian programmes, contributing to ensuring social security in the locality.
VOV.VN - Nearly 2,000 young people in central Nghe An province joined the “Hanh trinh do” (Red Journey) blood donation campaign in Vinh City on the morning of July 11.
Vietnamese Ambassador to the US Pham Quang Vinh received Vice President for International Services at the American Red Cross Jono Anzalone on March 26 to review the two countries’ humanitarian cooperation.
As many as 30 foreign chefs from the World Association of Chefs’ Societies will join forces to organize a fund-raising event in Vietnam for the first time, in which Miss Vietnam 2016 Do My Linh will serve as an ambassador for the charity event.
A lot of activities have been carried out across Vietnam to support labourers and poor people on the occasion of the upcoming Lunar New Year (Tet) festival.
As Vietnam and its Southeast Asian neighbours integrate into the ASEAN bloc, which will require the free movement of health care workers and patients, there is an urgent need to update the country’s system of medical education, according to medical professors.
The Vietnamese Association in Odessa province, Ukraine, has presented more than three tonnes of food to locals who are living in difficult circumstances.
The ASEAN Committee in Mexico City (ACMC) on October 6 handed over a cheque worth 50,000 peso (US$2,800) to the Mexico Red Cross to support victims of two historical earthquakes on September 7 and 19 in the country’s central southwest region.
The Vietnam Red Cross Society on September 27 launched its campaign to solicit relief assistance for people affected by typhoon Doksuri this month, the year’s 10th storm over the East Sea, in central provinces, especially Quang Binh and Ha Tinh.
The 14th annual Southeast Asia Red Cross Red Crescent Leadership Meeting kicked off in Hanoi on September 21.
VOV.VN - The 14th annual Southeast Asia Red Cross Red Crescent Leadership Meeting is set to take place on September 21-22 in Hanoi, according to the Vietnam Red Cross Society (VRCS).
The Red Cross launched a commission to support its humanitarian movements and charity activities on September 15.