29th Sep every year is celebrated as World Heart Day to raise awareness about cardio-vascular diseases. The Philippines issued a set of three stamps on 24 Oct 1972 to commemorate World Heart Month. All stamps feature Map of the Philippines and a Heart. The FDC with stamps is listed.
TODAY IS WORLD HEART DAY -TAKE CARE OF YOUR HEART.
Germany has issued stamp on Werner Forbmann on 09 Nov 2006. Werner Forssmann (1904-1979) was a German Physician who shared the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1956 for developing a procedure on cardiac catheterization. He put himself under anaesthesia and inserted a catheter into his vein.
First Day Covers cancelled at Berlin is listed. The cancellation shows a Heart.
The National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases (NICVD) is a state of art Institute for treatment of Cardiovascular Diseases in Bangladesh . It was established in 1978 at Dhaka. A stamp was issued on 12 Sep 2012 to mark 30 years of open heart surgery in Bangladesh. A FDC with stamp is listed.