Title: Organization and Agencies of the U.N.
U.N. World Health Organization
Has No Title
Stamp Serial#
749 
KPC#
C-489 
MICHEL#
772 
StanGib#
926 
Scott#
760 
Date of Issue
05/30/1971 
Quantity
500,000 
Denomination
10 won 
Design
U.N. World Health Organization 
Designer
Kang Choon-whan 
Image Area
33mm*23mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
5Ąż10 
Paper
White unwatermarked
Printer
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Repubic of Korea 
Description
In honor of the competence and meritorious achievements accomplished by the United Nations, the Ministry of Communications is to issue on May 30, 1971, a king-size postage stamp comprising 25 kinds of ordinary-size stamps with each of which depicting the major organizations and special agencies of the world organization and Tae Geuk Ki, the national flag of the Republic of Korea, respectively.

During the period of April through June, 1945, delegates from 50 nations gathered in San Francisco and adopted the Charter of the U.N. Indeed, the U.N., which was officially inaugurated on October 24 the same year as the largest international organization in history, has contributed a great deal to the promotion of world peace and welfare of mankind. A total of 127 countries from throughout the world are affiliated with the U.N. as its members.

World Health Organizations (WHO): WHO was founded on April 7, 1948, with its major duties being the guidance and adjustment of public health projects in various countries, making suggestions on international hygienic and health agreements, standardization of medical and pharmaceutical products, and research and study of world population problems.