Due to COVID-19, the volume of donated blood received by the National Institute of Haematology and Blood Transfusion fell sharply. We received only 16,000 blood units in March while in the same period of previous years, we usually got 32,000-36,000 units. We received only 50-60 units per day as people went to the hospital or fixed blood donation stations to give blood. … [Read more...] about Blood donation in Vietnam still unstable
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More than 24,000 workers are now confined to their dorms - on full pay and with meals provided. The government says it is also "aggressively" testing and has started moving some virus-free residents to empty properties or army camps to try to reduce the density. … [Read more...] about Coronavirus: Should the world worry about Singapore’s virus surge?
The idea to design a self-catering rice machine came to Anh when he realized that gathering large groups of people to do charity work might do more harm than good, particularly as the national government has mandated a countrywide social distancing policy. … [Read more...] about ‘Rice ATM’ in Ho Chi Minh City overflows with compassion for those in need
Jonathan Chew, associate director, Public Affairs, Pernod Ricard, on behalf of APIWSA’s leadership, talked at the event APIWSA and its member companies, as well as other spirits industry organisations like the International Alliance for Responsible Drinking (IARD) and the Vietnam Alliance for Responsible Drinking (VARD), in partnership with various ministries, NGOs, and researchers, have carried out a number of programmes on the prevention and fight against alcohol abuse in Vietnam. … [Read more...] about Responsible Drinking and Traffic Safety Programme 2019 kicked off
The scammers claim to offer services to allow people to receive a lump-sum social insurance payout (compensation which a labourer is eligible for when they stop working earlier than the retirement age and does not receive pension), but in reality, take a large amount of the payout for themselves. … [Read more...] about Vietnam Social Security warns over social insurance scammers