Samsung Vietnam joins hands to spread the spirit of voluntary blood donation and celebrates the 15-year journey of great investment in Vietnam

February 14, 2023, at Samsung Electronics Vietnam factories, Samsung Vietnam organized the Launching ceremony for the Blood donation program in responce to the Red Sunday 2023 to resolve the blood shortage in treatment and emergencies after the Lunar New Year. The program is part of a series of activities celebrating the 15-year journey of Samsung officially implementing the "great investment" in Vietnam. Through the Program, more than 100,000 blood units have been donated since 2010 and an estimate of 4,000 blood units is expected to be donated in resonance with the Red Sunday 2023 program.

Attended the event, on behalf of Samsung Vietnam, Mr. Park Sung Ho, President of Samsung Electronics Vietnam – Thai Nguyen; and representatives of the leaders of Samsung Vietnam. On behalf of the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, Ph.D., Doctor Vu Duc Binh – Deputy Head of the Central Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion. On behalf of the Red Cross Association of Bac Ninh province, Mr. Nguyen The Tuan - Vice Chairman of the Red Cross Association of Bac Ninh province.

Red Sunday is an annual blood donation program implemented by Tien Phong Newspaper in collaboration with organizations nationwide. Accompanying the Red Sunday since 2018, Samsung Vietnam has always been evaluated as the leading unit in FDI enterprises participating in blood donation activities and has made great contributions to the voluntary blood donation movement in the amount of blood donated annually, and in the spirit of voluntary blood donation which is spread among the company's employees.

Mr. Park Sung Ho, President of Samsung Electronics Vietnam – Thai Nguyen

On this occasion, the blood donation program in response to Red Sunday 2023 of Samsung Vietnam will be launched and deployed at 4 facilities including Samsung Electronics Vietnam (SEV), Samsung Electronics Vietnam Thai Nguyen (SEVT), Samsung Display Vietnam (SDV), Samsung Research and Development Center Vietnam (SRV) and is expected to receive about 4,000 blood units.

Speaking at the program, Dr. BS Vu Duc Binh - Deputy Director of the Central Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion said: “The Central Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion highly appreciates that Samsung Vietnam Complex is one of the few Foreign enterprises that have cooperated with the Institute to organize blood donation since the early years of establishment in Vietnam. In addition to propagating and organizing blood donation programs, Samsung Vietnam Complex also accompanies and organizes many social charity programs and projects in Vietnam. The National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion also received financial support from the Company for blood cancer patients receiving stem cell transplantation and blood disease treatment at the Institute. The positive contributions of Samsung Vietnam Complex absolutely bring value to the social community, and is worthy of being a typical unit for other companies and businesses in Vietnam to follow.”

Along with the blood donation program in response to Red Sunday, since 2010, Samsung Vietnam has cooperated with the National Institute of Hematology and Blood Transfusion, the Steering Committee for Voluntary Blood Donation, the Red Cross Association of Bac Ninh Province and Thai Nguyen organize the annual blood donation program "Blood for Vietnamese" with the participation of a large number of staff. To date, more than 100,000 blood units have been donated through these programs, helping to save the lives of hundreds of thousands of patients in need of blood transfusion.

Mr. Choi Joo Ho – President of Samsung Vietnam shared: “The year 2023 is a special year, marking the 15-year journey of Samsung implementing the "great investment" in Vietnam. Over the past 15 years, we have been honored to accompany voluntary blood donation activities in Vietnam, including the Red Sunday. Samsung Vietnam will do the best to contribute to the success of this meaningful event.”

After 15 years of officially implementing great investment in Vietnam, Samsung Vietnam has been implementing many other community projects such as building and operating the Samsung Hope School in the following provinces: Bac Ninh, Thai Nguyen, Bac Giang, Lang Son; Donating wheelchairs to people with disabilities; Organize the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest; Samsung Innovation Campus (SIC) technology talent development project…

Showing its responsibility to the community, over the past decade, Samsung Vietnam has also made efforts to contribute to Vietnam's socio-economic development, especially in promoting exports, restructuring production, creating jobs, etc. and recently, elevating Vietnam beyond the role as a global production base and becoming a top priority strategic base for Samsung's R&D globally.

Currently, South Korea is making efforts to the poll as the host to the World Expo 2030 in Busan. Through this, South Korea wishes to be able to present a future picture based on high technology to the whole world. This is also an opportunity for Samsung to bring high-tech products manufactured in Vietnam to the exhibition, thereby contributing to promoting the image and strengthening the relationship between the two countries.


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