Title : THE 119TH WORLD CONGRESS OF SICOT
Stamp Serial#
1730 
KPC#
C-1313 
MICHEL#
1754 
StanGib#
2063 
Scott#
1700 
Date of Issue
08/28/1993 
Quantity
3,000,000 
Denomination
110Won 
Design
The Emblem of SICOT and Pictures of Patients 
Designer
An, Sung-kyung 
Image Area
23mm*33mm 
Perforation
13 
Sheet Composition
Sheet of 20(4*5) 
Paper
White Unwatermarked
Print
Government Printing & Mint Agency of the Republic of korea 
Description
The 19th World Congress of Societe Internationale de Chirurgie Orthopedique et de Traumatotogie (SICOT), will be held in Seoul between Aug. 28th, 1993 throughout Sep. 3rd.

3500 participants from 80 nations, including orthopedists and other individuals related to this field will be participating in this academic event which is the largest kind to be held in Korea. New developments in medicine will be exchanged and manual ties will be strengthened during this event which is in a sense an "Olympics of Medicine."

SICOT was established on Oct. 10, 1929, by 21 renowned orthopedists from 12 nations, with a view to exchange academic findings and strengthen relations. Its World Congress is held every 3 years and medical publications introducing noteworthy papers are released by this organization. SICOT contributes greatly to the orthopedic academia and advancement of medicine. 78 nations are currently members. Medical instruments and pharmaceutical products will be on exhibition during the World Congress, providing an opportunity to exchange information on state-of-the-art medical instruments and pharmaceutical products, which will open new ideas in medicine.

The Ministry of Communications issues a commemorative postage stamp carrying the emblem of SICOT and pictures of patients, with hopes that this World Congress will contribute to developments in medical technology and the welfare of mankind.