More than 2,000 people join blood donation festival

(VOVworld) – More than 2,000 people joined a blood donation festival, which was held in Nha Trang City, Khanh Hoa province, on Saturday.

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Young people donate blood at the Red Spring Festival in Febuary in Hanoi (Photo: VNA)

According to the provincial steering committee for voluntary blood donation, about 2,000 units of blood were collected in the first day of the festival.

As part of the Red Journey Program 2016, which has been arranging across the country with the involvement of 130 volunteers, the event aims to meet increasing demand of blood in the summer, and promote exchange among volunteers in the blood donation work.

The Red Journey Program has gone through 40 provinces and cities nationwide since it was launched in 2013 and collected nearly 60,000 units of bloods. It also contributes to raising public awareness of the significance of voluntary blood donation.

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