National Doctors Day: National Doctors Day is celebrated on July 1st every year to honor doctors and their contribution. People who fail to recognize the importance of doctors must have realized now amid the COVID-19 pandemic. We are safe in our homes but they are fighting for the lives of people who are suffering from the virus.
National Doctors Day is celebrated in India annually on July 1 to pay tribute to the great physician and the former CM of West Bengal Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy.
His death and birth anniversary is observed every year to thank him for his contribution to society in the medical field. Apart from him, this day is also celebrated to show gratitude to all the doctors out there working selflessly to save the lives of patients.
National Doctors Day History
Every year National Doctors Day is celebrated with a theme, and this year’s theme has not been announced but it will be related to the pandemic. Last year it was “Zero tolerance to violence against doctors and clinical establishment”.
The government of India founded National Doctors Day in 1991. However, it is celebrated on different dates in several countries like the United States (March 30), Cuba (December 3), Iran (August 23).
According to the CEO of Indira IVF, Dr. Kshitiz Murdia doctors are the real heroes of society and people should thank them for their efforts. National Doctors Day is a good opportunity to thank them for their hard work during the COVID-19 pandemic.