Le Hong Anh, permanent member of
the Party’s Central Committee Secretariat at the congress
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Over the past five years, positive developments have been recorded in voluntary blood, tissue, cornea and organ donations. Over 96,000 people volunteer to donate blood and cornea.
The Vietnam’s Red Cross has provided more than 1.5 trillion VND in emergency relief activities. Its activities to care for wounded soldiers, contributors to the revolution, poor people and Agent Orange victims have been carried out apart from the community-based people’s healthcare.
The ninth National Congress of the Vietnam’s Red Cross which took place in Hanoi on July 5th drew the participation almost 500 delegates representing more than 8 million members.
As a humanitarian organisation founded by President Ho Chi Minh, the Vietnam’s Red Cross has actively helped disaster victims to overcome consequences of natural disasters, said Le Hong Anh, permanent member of the Party’s Central Committee Secretariat.
Participants elected the 134-member Executive Committee and Nguyen Hai Duong as Vietnam’s Red Cross President for the 2012-2017 term.
The organization carried out 30 international projects valued at more than 40 million USD./.