Japan on World Dentistry Congress 1983

A commemorative postage stamp on the 71st Annual Dentistry Congress of La Fédération Dentaire Internationale (FDI) in Japan :

Fédération Dentaire Internationale : FDI World Dental FederationIssued by Japan

Issued on Nov 14, 1983

Issued for : A 60 yen postage stamp commemorating the 71st Annual Dentistry Congress of La Fédération Dentaire Internationale (FDI) will be issued on November 14, 1983.

Design : The design of the stamp features a dental mirror and the FDI symbol.

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Colour : Multicolour

Denomination : 60 yen

Size of impression : 36.0 mm x 25.5 mm

Quantity issued : 30,000,000 stamps

About : 

  • The FDI was established in 1900 in order to facilitate the exchange of dentistry information and the advancement of dental health. Its members are drawn from the members of dentist associations in each country and individual dentists.
  • The annual congress, which is held in a different country every autumn, discusses international cooperation activities and assistance to countries faced with difficulties in improving dental care by themselves.
  • The 71st congress held in the Asia-Pacific region for the first time will take place in Japan in conjunction with the Meeting of the Japanese Association for Dental Science.

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