Hai Phong medical workers join voluntary blood donation hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Photo: VNA)

Hai Phong (VNA)
– As many as 430 doctors and medical workers in the northern city of Hai Phong took part in a blood donation programme on April 16 at the Viet-Tiep Friendship Hospital, the leading hospital in the city.

This was an activity to help ease a blood shortage for health care amid complicated developments of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Director of the hospital’s centre for hematology and blood transfusion Hoang Van Phong said that to ensure health safety for donors, organisers provided hand sanitiser and face masks for them and checked their body temperature.

As many as 420 blood units were collected at the event./.