APS Cover Jan 2019 – Army Hospital (Referral & Research) -Centenary
Army Hospital had a humble beginning as a 50 bedded ‘Indian Military Hospital’ in 1918. Army Hospital (Referral & Research) in New Delhi is today a tertiary medical care provider and apex research centre of Armed Forces Medical Services. It performs twenty thousand surgeries annually with thirty thousand admissions and an outpatient load of five lakhs
It has super speciality centres and employs cutting edge technologies.
APS issued a cover on 17 Feb 2019 to mark its Centenary Year (1918-2018).
APS Cover Jan 2019 – Army Dental Corps – 3rd Reunion
The Dental Services in Indian Army came into existence on 01 Feb 1941 with the commissioning of 07 Officers in the Indian Medical Service Dental IMS (D). The Indian Navy and Indian Air Force got their Dental Services in Apr 1943 and Apr 1945 respectively. On 26 Jan 1950, the name of the Corps was changed to Army Dental Corps. It became Additional Directorate General of Dental Services in 1995 and Directorate General Of Dental Services in 2001.
APS issued a cover on 16 Feb 2019 to mark its 3rd Reunion.
Montserrat issued a Miniature Sheet with four stamps on theme National Development. These stamps were issued on 03 Oct 1977. Two of the stamps feature Glendon Hospital. A gutter pair of the two stamps is listed.
20c – Princess Anne laying Foundation of Glendon Hospital.