National Doctor’s Day celebrates the contribution of all healers, leaders and innovators, who make our world a healthier, safer, better place to live in. It is a day to express immense gratitude to the doctors, who treat us when we get really ill and help us get to good health again.
This day is observed on different dates in different parts of the world. Here in India, we observe the National Doctor’s Day on the 1st of July every year in the memory of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy. The day is celebrated on March 30 in the United States, February 27 in Vietnam, August 1 in Iran and December 3 in Cuba and so on.
All of India celebrates National Doctor’s Day on the 1st of July every year to honour the legendary physician Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, who was born on July 1, 1882 and died on the same date in 1962 at the age of 80.
Along with being a legendary physician, humanitarian and visionary of the country, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy was
This day is observed to show how important are the doctors and physicians are to us and how important roles they play in our lives. The celebrations are a way to recognize the contributions of doctors and physicians to individual lives and communities.
Doctors, physicians and other medical professionals in India have together taken the responsibility of ensuring good health amongst the large population of India. We must say that medical treatments in India have seen a definite progress over the years. While people can be seen protesting against doctors who fail to do the needful, celebrations on the National Doctor’s Day can be seen as an approach to thank and recognize all those doctors who have done their best to save lives against all odds.
National Doctor’s Day is celebrated by both government and non-government healthcare organizations every year by organizing a variety of events and activities. Discussion programs are organized related to the various aspects of medical profession including health check-up, cure, prevention, diagnosis, proper treatment and so on. Free medical checkup camps are organized by different health centers.
Patients greet their doctors and physicians, especially the family doctors, with greeting cards, appreciation cards, greeting messages, or a bouquet of flowers. Sometimes paying a visit to your doctor on the day just to wish them personally can make it a good day for them. Hospitals or organizations can arrange commemorative dinners for all doctors. Many a times, doctors can be honoured in a ceremony for their contribution to the hospital or for any discovery in the medicinal line or for having served the mankind for a number of years.
We at City of Jaipur, wish all amazing doctors, physicians and medical professionals a very Happy National Doctor’s Day!