World Health Day 1972 - Your heart is your health


Japan - stamp World Health Day 1972In 1972 the World Health Day theme was "Your heart is your health" and a selection of philatelic designs appeared from countries across the world.


The day had been dedicated to the prevention and treatment of heart and circulatory diseases. Its purpose was to stimulate public interest in the problems of heart and circulatory diseases, to promote new measures to solve these problems and to reinforce international co-operation in this field.



Stamp catalogue


Austria                                              11 April 1972

Belgium                                            25 March 1972

German Democratic Republic              4 April 1972

Niger                                                7 April 1972

Tunisia                                             7 April 1972

Union of Soviet Socialist Republics      9 February 1972









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