Child Survival and Development

A commemorative postage stamp on the Child Survival and Development :

475-child-survival-nepal-stamp-1989Issued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 31, 1989

Issued for : The present postage stamp brought out to promote the four major aspects of child survival and development depicts the picture concerning the four activities in this connection.

Issued by : His Majesty’s Government, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 1 Rupee

Colour : 4 Colours

Size : 31.13 x 38.5 mm

Format : Vertical

Paper : Special Stamppaper

Quantity : 5,000,000 (Five Millions)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset

Printer : Austrian Government Printing Office, Vienna, Austria

About : 

  • In today’s world, diarrhoeal dehydration and vaccinepreventable diseases are responsible for the death of millions of children every year. Illness and death have been found in a large number of bottle-fed babies. In Nepal, the high infant mortality rate of 111 per thousand live births has been a serious problem. In this connection, four aspects of child survival and development revolution viz Oral rehydration, Immunization, Breast feeding and growth monitoring are of immense importance.

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