160 outstanding blood donors in Hanoi honoured

Thursday, 13/06/2024 16:32
As many as 160 most outstanding blood donors were honoured by the Hanoi Red Cross Society on June 12 on the occasion of the World Blood Donor Day (June 14).
Outstanding blood donors honoured at the event (Photo: hanoimoi.com.vn)

Nguyen Xuan Hien, Vice Chairman of the Hanoi Red Cross Society, thanked blood donors across the city for their precious blood, which has helped save many lives. He praised the noble deed of blood donors, calling them “heroes of the patients”.

According to Hien, the power and value of voluntary blood donation have been multiplied by the love, kindness, and devotion of millions of Vietnamese people.

The blood donation movement continued to be widely deployed by the Hanoi Red Cross Society, agencies, and mass organizations, receiving about 280,000 blood units per year, of which 99% came from voluntary donors.

The blood donors are young people and those from all strata of society who actively respond to blood donation campaigns launched at State agencies, businesses, hospitals, schools, organization, among others.

On this occasion, the Hanoi Red Cross Society honoured 113 outstanding groups, families and individuals for their contributions to voluntary blood donation campaign.

The World Blood Donor Day is aimed at raising awareness of the need for safe blood products and thanking blood donors for the life-saving gift of blood./.