Bir Hospital

A commemorative postage stamp on the Centenary of Bir Hospitaloldest hospital of Nepal :

Nepal's Oldest Hospital (बीर अस्पताल) : Bir Shamsher Jang Bahadur RanaIssued by Nepal

Issued on Sep 13, 1990

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

Design : This stamp which is brought out to commemorate the centenary celebration of Bir Hospital depicts the logo of Bir Hospital together with the picture of God Dhanwantary, the founder of medical science.

Designer : K. Karmacharya

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 60 Paisa

Colour : Multicolour

Size : 29.6 x 38.5 mm

Format : Vertical

Paper : Special stamp paper

Quantity : 2,000,000 (Two millions)

Sheet : 50

Process : Offset

Printer : Austrian Government Printing Office, Vienna, Austria

About : 

  • Bir Hospital was established during the reign of late His Majesty King Prithivi Bir Bikram Shah Dev in 1947 B.S. It was established by the then Prime Minister Bir Shumsher JBR of Nepal. This institution has been the pioneer allopathic medical hospital of the country which is now trying to provide health services to the general public, using latest technology and equipments.

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