Special Cover Long Billed Vulture Conservation -India 2017
Long Billed Vulture (Gyps indicus) is the smallest of the Vultures which is critically endangered since 1990s.This species is now locally extinct in several regions. The in-situ conservation measures for this species are being taken up in Bejjur of Kagaznagar Forest Division of Telangana State Forest Department.
A Special cover on Long Billed Vulture was issued at Hyderabad during the 63rd Wildlife Week (2-8 Oct 2017). The Cover with a cancellation on Vulture was released on 06 Oct 2017. Cover no TS/08/2017
Palliative care is specialized medical care for people with serious illness.This type of care is focused on providing relief from symptoms and stress of a serious illness. The goal is to improve the quality of life of both the patient and family.
World Hospice and Palliative Care Day is observed on every year on second saturday of October. This year 13 Oct 2018 is being observed as World Hospice and Palliative Care Day.
An International Conference of Indian Association of Palliative Care was held in Tiruchirappalli ,Tamil Nadu on 12 Feb 2010. A Special cover issued on Palliative Care is listed.
V Care Foundation – Cancer Survivor’s Day – Special Cover 2010
V Care foundation is a voluntary support group dedicated to providing free help.hope ,awareness & education to cancer patients and their families through outreach programs.
It is based in Mumbai and celebrates its foundation day as Cancer Survivors’ Day every year . The First Cancer Survivors’ Day was celebrated in 1995. A Special cover was released in Mumbai on 19 Feb 2010.
Centenary of Marwari Hospitals Guwahati – Special Covers 2016
Marwari Hospitals ,a muti speciality hospital, located in Guwahati was established in 1916 and completed its centenary in 2016. A special cover was released on 10 Jul 2017 at Guwahati to commemorate the milestone.