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Over 500 buddhist monks, followers register for blood, organ donation

by VTV405 August 2019 Last updated at 10:20 AM

Photo: VPG
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VTV.vn - More than 500 Buddhist monks, nuns, and followers have registered to donate blood, while 150 people have put their names on the list of organ donors at a festival in Hanoi on August 4.

The blood and organ donation registration festival was jointly held by the Vietnam Red Cross Society, the Vietnam Buddhist Academy and the Vietnam National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion.

At the event, Deputy Prime Minister Trương Hòa Bình suggested relevant organisations maintain and roll out the program in all Buddhist facilities nationwide, and emphasized the importance of stepping up promotion in order to raise public awareness on blood and organ donation.

Over the years, increased promotion of tissue and organ donation has seen positive results, thanks to the efforts of Buddhist dignitaries and followers

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