Stamps featuring the Philippine Orthopedic Association
The Philippine Postal Corporation will issue a stamp, the 50th Anniversary Philippine Orthopedic Association.
|Kind of Issue:||Commemorative|
|Denomination and Quantity:||P5.00 – 50,000|
|Date of Issue:||March 20, 1999|
|Last Day of Sale:||September 20, 1999 tos stock allows)|
|Sheet Composition:||50 (10x 5)|
|Size of Stamps:||30mm x40mm|
|Printing Process:||Litho-Offset ( 4 colors)|
|Printer:||Amstar Company, Inc.|
|Designer:||Michael Ian S. Dela Paz|
|Layout Artist:||Alfonso V. Divina|
|Design:||Recovered Crippled Person, POA Logo|
Orthopedic surgery as a specialty started in 1945 following the liberation of Manila by USAFFE,when hundreds of Filipinos were disabled by the war and were treated at the Philippine Civil Hospital. At that time General Basilio J. Valdes, Secretary of Health appointed Dr. Jose V. De Los Santos as the first Medical Director. Read more.