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 Nepal on World Aids Day 1993
December 1, 1993

Nepal on World Aids Day 1993

A commemorative postage stamp on the World Aids Day, observed by United Nations on 1 December every year :

Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (AIDS) : Human Immunodeficiency Viruses (HIV)Issued by Nepal

Issued on Dec 1, 1993

Issued by : HMG/N, Postal Services Department, Nepal Philatelic Bureau, Kathmandu

Design : On the occasion of world AIDS Day 1993 present postage stamp brought out today depicts a theme on AIDS to aware the general public against this fatal disease.

Designer : Mohan N. S. Rana

Type : Stamp, Postal Used

Denomination : 1 Rupee

Colour : Colours

Size : 38.5 x 29.6 mm

Format : Horizontal

Paper : High Quality Stamp Paper

Quantity : 1,000,000 (one million)

Sheet : 50 stamps per sheet

Process : Offset Lithography

Printer : Austrian Government Printing Office, Austria

About : 

  • AIDS is a fatal disease caused by HIV virus transmitted by sexual contact, contaminated blood, needle and other skin piercing instruments. Also, to newborn from infected mother. But it is not transmitted by social contacts, food, drinks and insects etc. At present there is no vaccine or medicine available to prevent and cure AIDS. Therefore, for safety one has to have a faithful relationship with only one partner. Use of condom can protect from AIDS.
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