Hanoi Red Cross launches campaign calling for more organ donations

Hanoi Red Cross launches campaign calling for more organ donations

NDO – The Hanoi Red Cross Society launched a campaign to call for registration for the donation of tissues and organs on February 18, conveying a message on the humanitarian act to save those needed among the community. (Feb 18, 2019 16:40:04)

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