AmCham’s World Blood Donor Day 2012 • News


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AmCham has organized World Blood Donor Days every year since 2010. In 2012, 659 AmCham staff, friends and family joined AmCham’s World Blood Donor Day, organized in HCM City by the AmCham Corporate Social Responsibility Group, in cooperation with the Humanitarian Blood Donation Center of Red Cross Ho Chi Minh City. We have scheduled another “World Blood Donor Day 2013” and hope you will join us at that time. Below are links to information about our World Blood Donor Day 2012.

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HTV 9, 4:24 min, featuring Dr. Mason Cobb, CEO & Founder, Victoria International Health Care Clinic and Lap Nguyen, Marketing Development Manager, Liberty Insurance
FBNC, 1:51 min, featuring Christopher Twomney, Chairman, AmCham Vietnam, and Rick Yvanovich, CEO TRG Internaitonal
VTV 1, 1:57 min, featuring Yen Dao, Students’ Assistance Manager, Hoa Sen University, and Scott Solberg, Head of Client Management, Global Banking, HSBC Bank (Vietnam) Ltd.

Results of Photo Contest by AmCham’s World Blood Donor Day 2012

YouTube Video: AmCham’s World Blood Donor Days, Jun 12, 14, 15, 2012

In Vietnam, since the Government’s approval of the national program for encouraging voluntary blood donation in 2000, blood donation has been steadily increased. However, the current blood donation level only meets 45% of demand. For example, in the week after Tet this year, only 70 out of 970 hospitals in Vietnam can receive blood for treatments.

The AmCham CSR Group cooperates every year with the Hospital of Hematology and Blood Transfusion and Ho Chi Minh City Humanitarian Blood Donation Center of Red Cross Ho Chi Minh City to organize an AmCham World Blood Donor Day from 7:30am to 11:00am.

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About the author  ⁄ AmCham Vietnam

AmCham is an independent association of companies with the objective of promoting trade and investment between Vietnam and the U.S. With two chapters, one in Ho Chi Minh City and one in Hanoi, our membership of 700 companies and 1,500 representatives is unified by a commitment to promote trade and investment between Vietnam and the United States.

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