China Sees Growth in Voluntary Blood Donations for Over 20 Consecutive Years

June 13, 2019  Editor: Ling Xiao
Volunteers attend a blood donation event in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 17, 2019. China has witnessed more than 20 years of consecutive growth in the number of voluntary blood donations, from around 300,000 in 1998 to nearly 15 million in 2018, an official with the National Health Commission (NHC) announced on June 10, 2019. The volume of blood collected has also seen a marked increase of more than four times the amount since the Blood Donation Law took effect in 1998, said Zhou Changqiang, deputy director of NHC's Medical Administration Bureau, at a press conference. [Xinhua/Geng Yuhe]

 

Volunteers donate blood in Lianyungang, east China's Jiangsu Province, Jan. 17, 2019. China has witnessed more than 20 years of consecutive growth in the number of voluntary blood donations, from around 300,000 in 1998 to nearly 15 million in 2018, an official with the National Health Commission (NHC) announced on June 10, 2019. The volume of blood collected has also seen a marked increase of more than four times the amount since the Blood Donation Law took effect in 1998, said Zhou Changqiang, deputy director of NHC's Medical Administration Bureau, at a press conference. [Xinhua/Geng Yuhe]

 

People go to a bloodmobile to donate blood in front of a hospital in southwest China's Chongqing Municipality, June 14, 2012. China has witnessed more than 20 years of consecutive growth in the number of voluntary blood donations, from around 300,000 in 1998 to nearly 15 million in 2018, an official with the National Health Commission (NHC) announced on June 10, 2019. The volume of blood collected has also seen a marked increase of more than four times the amount since the Blood Donation Law took effect in 1998, said Zhou Changqiang, deputy director of NHC's Medical Administration Bureau, at a press conference. [Xinhua/Liu Chan]

 

People queue to donate blood in Tianjin Blood Center in Tianjin, north China, Aug. 13, 2015. China has witnessed more than 20 years of consecutive growth in the number of voluntary blood donations, from around 300,000 in 1998 to nearly 15 million in 2018, an official with the National Health Commission (NHC) announced on June 10, 2019. The volume of blood collected has also seen a marked increase of more than four times the amount since the Blood Donation Law took effect in 1998, said Zhou Changqiang, deputy director of NHC's Medical Administration Bureau, at a press conference. [Xinhua]

 

A volunteer (L) works for voluntary blood donation services in Beibei District of Chongqing Municipalitiy, southwest China, Nov. 26, 2017. China has witnessed more than 20 years of consecutive growth in the number of voluntary blood donations, from around 300,000 in 1998 to nearly 15 million in 2018, an official with the National Health Commission (NHC) announced on June 10, 2019. The volume of blood collected has also seen a marked increase of more than four times the amount since the Blood Donation Law took effect in 1998, said Zhou Changqiang, deputy director of NHC's Medical Administration Bureau, at a press conference. [Xinhua/Qin Tingfu]

 

A doctor takes blood sample of a blood donator in Xi'an, capital of northwest China's Shaanxi Province, Aug. 19, 2017. China has witnessed more than 20 years of consecutive growth in the number of voluntary blood donations, from around 300,000 in 1998 to nearly 15 million in 2018, an official with the National Health Commission (NHC) announced on June 10, 2019. The volume of blood collected has also seen a marked increase of more than four times the amount since the Blood Donation Law took effect in 1998, said Zhou Changqiang, deputy director of NHC's Medical Administration Bureau, at a press conference. [Xinhua/Zhang Bowen]

 

A volunteer donates blood on a mobile donate drive in Shenzhou City, north China's Hebei Province, June 14, 2016. China has witnessed more than 20 years of consecutive growth in the number of voluntary blood donations, from around 300,000 in 1998 to nearly 15 million in 2018, an official with the National Health Commission (NHC) announced on June 10, 2019. The volume of blood collected has also seen a marked increase of more than four times the amount since the Blood Donation Law took effect in 1998, said Zhou Changqiang, deputy director of NHC's Medical Administration Bureau, at a press conference. [Xinhua/Mou Yu]
A medical worker checks donated blood at a donate center in Yinchuan, capital of northwest China's Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, June 14, 2016. China has witnessed more than 20 years of consecutive growth in the number of voluntary blood donations, from around 300,000 in 1998 to nearly 15 million in 2018, an official with the National Health Commission (NHC) announced on June 10, 2019. The volume of blood collected has also seen a marked increase of more than four times the amount since the Blood Donation Law took effect in 1998, said Zhou Changqiang, deputy director of NHC's Medical Administration Bureau, at a press conference. [Xinhua/Peng Zhaozhi]

 

(Source: Xinhua)

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