100 outstanding blood donors honored

Blood donations to save patients and spread love is of great humanitarian value, said Deputy Prime Minister Vu Duc Dam at a meeting in Hanoi on Wednesday to honor 100 outstanding Vietnamese blood donors.

Mr. Dam hailed the contributions to medical treatment of blood donation campaigns with large numbers of participants. Blood donation is a good deed that should be encouraged, Dam said.

The ceremony to honor blood donors highlighted a series of events in Hanoi and Phu Tho Province to celebrate World Blood Donor Day (June 14), including a gala and incense offerings to the Hung Kings, President Ho Chi Minh, and Vietnam's martyrs.

Source: VOV5