WHO 20th anniversary


Ghana - first day cover WHO 20th anniversary 1968The 20th anniversary of the World Health Organization was commemorated by stamp issues from all over the world. Some stamps depicted the WHO emblem only, others showed different forms of medical and health assistance.





Message by His Holiness Pope Paul VI on the occasion of WHO's 20th anniversary on 28 April 1968 (in French).



Stamp catalogue


Niger                               6 April 1968

Pitcairn Islands                 25 November 1968

Surinam                           7 April 1968

Tunisia                             7 April 1968









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