HCM City looks to collect more blood from donors

HCM CITY — The HCM City People’s Committee has asked the municipal Red Cross Association to closely work with the city’s health sector in increasing blood donations this year.

At a meeting yesterday, the association said it would collect at least 150,000 blood units this year, an increase of 10 per cent against last year.

More than 2,000 young people donated blood at an event organised by the HCM City Youth Federation, the HCM City Students’ Association and Cho Ray Hospital in Tao Dan Park last January.

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