According to info got by StampNews.comVernaza Luis Hospital Guayaquil Welfare Board in cooperation with the Ecuador Post issued two stamps to commemorate 450 years of its service in Ecuadorian society. The two stamps were released during special ceremony that celebrated the anniversary of this hospital.
The event was held on the 10th of September at the Auditorium of the Hospital, where also the album and philatelic envelope were presented.
In addition, the event was attended by several authorities including: Mr. Santiago Barragan, Deputy General Manager of Ecuador Post, Ernesto Noboa, Director of The Guayaquil Welfare Board Hospital and other honorable guests.
Two stamps were issued with a face value of 0.50 cents each, they were put into circulation and are now available for purchasing.