In the morning of 14 June 2013, Quang Ngai Blood Donation Steering Committee (the Steering Committee) held a ceremony to honor typical blood donors throughout the province in 2013 with the present of the Vice Chairman of the PPC, Head of the Steering Committee Le Quang Thich.
In the first 6 months of 2013, almost relevant units well carried out the mobilization and receipt work of volunteer blood donation, said Mrs. Le Thi Anh Thu – Deputy Head of the provincial Red Cross.
As revealed by the Steering Committee, till 30 May 2013, 3,650 blood units were collected, achieving 130.3% of the plan and meeting more than 96% of blood need for emergency aids and treatment of patients, contributing to bringing happiness to thousands of families of patients.
Speaking at the ceremony, Vice Chairman Thich recognized and highly appreciated the loving hearts of blood donors. He desired that more and more people participate in blood donation to contribute to saving lives of patients with serious diseases.
On this occasion, the Provincial People’s Committee awarded Certificates of Merit for two collectives and 2 individuals for their great contributions to the blood donation movement. 8 typical families and 20 outstanding individuals who had donated many times were honored and awarded Certificates of Merit from the Steering Committee. Of those, one outstanding blood donor who had donated blood 22 times and encouraged his relatives to donate blood was recommended for attendance at the ceremony to honor outstanding blood donors nationwide to be held in Hanoi.