(BGO) - In response to the Red Spring Festival 2017, the steering committee for blood donation campaigns of the northern province of Bac Giang worked with the provincial Red Cross Society to launch a blood donation event ahead of the traditional Lunar New Year.
Lecturers, students at Bac Giang medical school participate in the Red Spring Festival 2017.
The three-day event attracted more than 600 volunteers and received 465 units of blood meeting Ministry of Health standards, with the blood handed over to the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion and Viet Duc Hospital.
The Red Spring Festival, which will run until March 7, is a communication campaign to encourage people to donate their blood, helping address blood shortages before, during, and after Tet.
It aims to receive about 1,700 units of blood.