27 March 2015

Saving children with oncology


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Date of Issue – 16 March 2015

Slovak Post has released a special stamp celebrating the anniversary of the opening of a special department for the transplantation of haematogenous cells that was established at the University Children’s Hospital and Clinic (UCHC) in Bratislava in 1995. The item was issued and put into circulation on the 16th of March.

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The Bone Marrow Transplant Unit (BMTU) of the Paediatric Haematology and Oncology Clinic in the UCHC in Bratislava is the only one of its kind in Slovakia, where the transplantation of haematogenous cells in cases of children (ranging from 0 to 18) with oncology, serious haematology and metabolic issues (as well as some congenital malfunctioning of the immune system) are conducted.

The BMTU has been a long-recognized member of the European Society for Blood and Marrow Transplantation (EBMT), and the results the Unit has achieved using this therapy can be compared to the results of the paediatric transplant centres in the most developed countries in Europe.

New Special Covers

GUJPEX 2015 : Special Cover on Martyrs of Adas - 26th March 2015

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On the third day of GUJPEX 2015 exhibition a Special Cover on Immortal Martyrs of Adas was released by Shri Ambesh Upmanyu, Postmaster General (BD), Gujarat Postal Circle.

125 Year of the National Council of YMCAs of India – 20th February 2015


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YMCA Madras, along with the National Council of YMCA, organized 125th Anniversary Celebrations - Thanksgiving Service on 20th February, 2015 at YMCA Vepery Youth Centre, Chennai, in the presence of the World YMCA President, Mr. Peter Posner. On the occasion a Special Cover was also released to mark 125 Year of the National Council of YMCAs of India (Special Cover approval no. TN/07/2015).

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Special Cover on Dr. K. V. Rao, founder of Dr. K.V. Rao Scientific Society – 21st March 2015

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A special cover was released to mark the establishment of 15 years of Dr. K. V. Rao Scientific Society and the 95th birth anniversary of Dr. K. V. Rao.


100 Years Urs Celebrations of Muhammad Anwarullah Farooqi Fazilat Jung -20th March 2015

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A special cover was released on 100 Years Urs Celebrations of Muhammad Anwarullah Farooqi Fazilat Jung by Chief Minister of Telangana, Shri K. Chandrashekar Rao at Jamia Nizamia, Hyderabad.

Audumbaram Tree, Warangal – 16th March 2015

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A Special Cover was released by A.P. Postal Circle on Audumbaram Tree, a 24 hour oxygen generator at Warangal on 16th March 2015.

Courtesy – Indian Philately Digest

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