The 2023 Red Journey blood donation campaign has collected more than 115,000 units after two months, according to Director of the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion Nguyen Ha Thanh.
First held in 2013, Vietnam's biggest blood donation programme in a year has helped ease the scarcity of blood for treatment in summer. In the past one decade from 2013 to 2022, the campaign received nearly 700,000 units.
Conference to summarise 2023 Red Journey blood donation campaign.
The 11th edition took place from June 1 to July 30 in 46 provinces and cities.
Thanh emphasised that the Red Journey has contributed to bringing life to hundreds of thousands of patients, helping the health sector overcome many difficulties and challenges to ensure the care and protection of people's health.
“Red blood campaign” to take place from May to August
(BGO) – To recover the blood shortage for emergency and
patient treatment in summer occasion, the Steering Committee for voluntary
blood donation in Bac Giang province (Steering Committee) has launched plan to
organize “Red blood campaign” and “Red Journey programme” in 2023.
Bac Giang appeals to donate nearly 11,000 blood units
(BGO) - For the first three months of this year, the
Steering Committee for voluntary blood donation (VBD) in Bac Giang province has
cooperated with local organizations, agencies and schools to launch 14 VBD
events and receive 10,753 safe blood units in line with the Minstry of Health’s
standard (accounting for 59.7 percent of 2023 target), reported the provincial
Red Cross Society.
Red Spring Festival 2023 receives 8,580 blood units in Bac Giang
(BGO) – Concluding the Red
Spring Festival 2023 (launching from January 8), the Steering Committee for
voluntary blood donation (VBD) in Bac Giang province cooperated with the Red
Cross Society at all levels, schools and businesses to organize 12 blood