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Only 1.68 percent of population donate blood

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Only 1.68 percent of population donate blood

Vietnam collected 1.336 million blood units in 2018, of which 98.3 percent were donated by volunteer donors who account for only 1.68 percent of the nation’s population, heard a conference held by the National Steering Committee for Voluntary Blood Donation in Hanoi on March 12.

Blood banks face severe shortage after Tet

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Blood banks face severe shortage after Tet

Blood reserves at the National Blood Centre under the Central Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion will only be enough to cover the next three days, warned deputy director of the institute Pham Tuan Duong.