Stamps featuring the Occupational Health Nurses Association of the Philippines (OHNAP)

The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of the Occupational Health Nurses Association of the Philippines (OHNAP).

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination and Quantity: P5.00 – – – – – 50,000
Date of Issue: August 30 , 2000
Last Day of Sale: Febraury 28 ,2001 ( as stock allows)
Sheet Composition: 50 (10x 5)
Size of Stamps: 40mm x 30mm
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer: Alfonso V. Divina
Design Coordinator: Sevilla F. Ferry
Graphic Artist: Edgar P. Patricio
Design: The images in the stamp symbolizes many facets of OHNAP. The LAMP would symbolizes the light of Florence Nightingale – the founder of nursing. The OHNAP LOGO is the bulwark of the organization's existence. The INDUSTRIAL SETIING presupposes the dominance of the practice of nursing in various industries in the Philippines. The GOLD COLOR symbolizes the commemoration of the 50th Foundation Anniversary.

This organization was found as The Industrial Nursing Unit of the Philippine Nurse's Association in 1950 and Ms. Magdalena Valenzuela was credited as the founder. The first chairperson was Ms. Perla Gorres. It became the Occupational Health Nurse's Association of the Philippines (OHNAP) on Sept. 10, 1969 with Ms. Annie Santos as the first president. Read more.

Stamps and Official First Day Covers will be available starting 30 August 2000 at the Philatelic Division, Door 203, Liwasang Bonifacio 1000 Manila and all Regional Offices of the Philippine Postal Corporation.


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