Stamp Issue “Centenary of the Founding of Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau”
06/11/2023 15:35

Macao Post and Telecommunications Bureau will issue the stamp theme “Centenary of the Founding of Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau” on 23rd November, 2023. Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau, formerly known as Kiang Wu Nursing and Midwifery School, is a subsidiary of Kiang Wu Hospital Charitable Association. It was founded in the autumn of 1923, and has been in operation for a century. The College has received international and national recognition for its management and teaching quality, and has successfully completed Institutional Accreditation conducted by the prestigious Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) of the United Kingdom. It is also an Alzheimer’s Disease International (ADI) programme provider. Moreover, the College has had Nursing Education Accreditation conducted by the Motherland’s Higher Education Evaluation Center of the Ministry of Education.


This issue includes a set of four stamps and one souvenir sheet. The themes of the stamps are “A Century of Education”, “Cultural Heritage”, “From Personhood to Benevolence” and “Integrating into the Greater Bay Area and National Construction”, with the number “100” used as the background image. The souvenir sheet includes the emblematic staircase of the former school “Cheng-Kai Memorial Hall” in the background, and illustrates the old and new school buildings on the sides, and also nursing students wearing uniforms from different eras in the stamp, representing the development of the College over a hundred years.


The above issue will be available for sale at the General Post Office (9:00a.m. to 5:30p.m.), the Communications Museum (9:00a.m. to 1:00p.m., 2:30p.m. to 5:30p.m.), and the “Rua do Campo” Post Office (9:00a.m. to 6:00p.m.). The mail service for the philatelic products cancelled with the commemorative postmark of this issue will be available on the issue date at the above locations. The philatelic products are as follows:


Philatelic Products Selling Price Quantity
Set of 4 Stamps 17.00 patacas 200,000
Set of 4 Sheets 850.00 patacas
Souvenir Sheet 14.00 patacas 200,000
First Day Cover with Stamps 23.00 patacas 3,000
First Day Cover with Souvenir Sheet 20.00 patacas 3,000
Information Brochure 7.00 patacas 3,500
Information Brochure with Stamps 24.00 patacas
Information Brochure with Souvenir Sheet 21.00 patacas


The stamp designer of this issue is Mr. Lok Chong, and the text of the information brochure is written by the Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau.


This is the eleventh theme of 2023 issues. The previous issued stamps are “Lunar Year of the Rabbit” on 05/01/2023, the label stamp “Lunar Year of the Rabbit” on 01/02/2023, “110th Anniversary of the Macao Chamber of Commerce” on 01/03/2023, “30th Anniversary of the Promulgation of the Basic Law of Macao” on 31/03/2023, “Five Auspicious Animals of Ancient China” on 06/06/2023, “Lou Pan Temples” on 28/07/2023, “Explore Macao” on 01/09/2023, “The 10th Anniversary of the Belt and Road Initiative” on 07/09/2023, “Rejoicing” on 09/10/2023, “Centenary of the Birth of Henrique de Senna Fernandes” on 13/10/2023, and “70th Macao Grand Prix” will be issued on 09/11/2023.


Technical Data of Stamp “Centenary of the Founding of Kiang Wu Nursing College of Macau”


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