World Heart Day – 29 Sep 2013- Stamps on Heart

World Heart Day – 29 Sep 2013- Stamps on Heart

Today is World Heart Day.It was first started in 2000.It was created to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.3 million lives each year and the numbers are rising.
By 2030, it is expected that 23 million people will die from CVDs annually – that is more than the population of Australia!

Together with its members, the World Heart Federation spreads the news that at least 80% of premature deaths from heart disease and stroke could be avoided if the main risk factors, tobacco, unhealthy diet and physical inactivity, are controlled.

World Heart Day 2013 theme

This year’s theme addresses the importance of a life-course approach to the prevention and control of cardiovascular disease (CVD) with a focus on Women and children.

Stamps on Heart

 

World Heart Day 2013- Stamps -ISG
YOUR HEART IS YOUR HEALTH

World Heart Day 2013- Stamps -ISG

World Heart Day – 29 Sep 2013- Stamps on Heart

World Heart Day – 29 Sep 2013- Stamps on Heart

Today is World Heart Day.It was first started in 2000.It was created to inform people around the globe that heart disease and stroke are the world’s leading cause of death, claiming 17.3 million lives each year and the numbers are rising.

Stamps on Heart

World Heart Day 2013-Stamps-ISG

World Heart Day 2013-Stamps -ISG

 

Stamps on Heart -ISG

FDC- Macau – Bicentenary of Louis Braille

FDC- Macau – Bicentenary of Louis Braille

A FDC  with a stamp issued by Macau to mark the Birth Bicentenary of Louis Braille.The FDC also has Braille script on its cover.

FDC – ZIMBABWE – TUBERCLE BACILLUS

FDC – ZIMBABWE – TUBERCLE BACILLUS

Two stamps were issued by Zimbabwe on 17 Nov 1992 to mark the Centenary of Discovery of Tubercle Bacillus by Dr Robert Koch in 1882.

Indian Stamps – Dr Mahendra Lal Sircar- By India Post

Stamps India- Dr Mahendra Lal Sircar- By India Post

Mahendralal Sircar was a conventional -turned- Homeopath Doctor, Social reformer and propogator of scientific studies  in nineteenth century India. He was the founder of the Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science . The Calcutta Journal of Medicine , edited by him ,was started in Jan 1868 for this purpose.

Date Of Issue:-02.11.2009.

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