16th General Meeting of International Congress of Nurses

A commemorative postage stamp on the 16th Quadrennial Congress of the International Congress of Nurses :

1302 Nurses [Japan Stamp 1977]Issued by Japan

Issued on May 30, 1977

Issued for : A ¥50 postage stamp showing the picture of a friendship meeting in commemoration of the 16th meeting of the International Congress of Nurses, was issued.

Colour : Multicolour

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 50 Yen

Stamp Size : 22.5 mm x 33.0 mm

Quantity Issued : 30,000,000 stamps

About : 

  • The meeting of the International Congress of Nurse (ICN) is held once every four years. The 16th meeting was held in Japan in 1977.
  • The meeting, the first convention ever to be held in Asia, was continued for five days from May 30 to June 3 at the Nippon Budokan hall and other places in Tokyo.
  • About 12,000 nurses including observers from more than 100 countries of the world – 87 of them affiliated with the ICN participated in the Tokyo meeting. Under the theme “Seeking after the infinite possibility of nursing”, the participants discussed the recent trends of nursing business and education and grope the greater role of nurses in the overall planning and implementation of the comprehensive health and medical care.

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