Happy National Doctor's Day 2020| History, Celebrations, Some Interesting Facts

Happy National Doctor's Day 2020| History, Celebrations, Some 
Interesting Facts 

Happy National Doctor's Day 2020| History, Celebrations, Some   Interesting Facts

Doctor's Day is celebrated on different dates in different countries of the world. This day is celebrated to thank all Doctors and physicians for their twenty-four-hour service. Many public and private health organizations celebrate the day. There is no doubt that doctors play an important role in our lives. National Doctors day was first observed in July 1991. National Doctor’s Day is celebrated on the first of July in India and on March 30 in the United States.  It is necessary to raise awareness about the role, importance, and responsibilities of doctors and to promote the medical profession.


National Doctor Day, famous Doctor and second Chief Minister of West Bengal Dr. Bidhan are celebrated in honor of Chandra Roy, whose birth and death anniversaries take place on the same day in Different years. This day pays tribute to the value of Doctors throughout the medical profession and in our lives. In 1991, the Central Government-appointed Dr. National Doctor’s Day was established in honor of Bidhan Chandra Roy and it was celebrated on 1 July.

Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy was born on 1 July 182 and died on 1 July 1962. On 4 February 1941, he was awarded the Bharat Ratna, India's highest civilian honor. In different countries, Doctor's Day is celebrated on different dates. Like the United States, it is celebrated on 30 March, Cuba on 3 December, and Iran on 23 August.


For many years, public and private health organizations have celebrated National Doctor’s Day to become familiar with the contributions of physicians and Doctors. Employees of the healthcare organization organize various programs and activities on this day.

Free screening camps are organized by health companies at various health centers and public places to promote free quality medical services to the public. Physicians also promote rotational therapy services. Different types of programs organized various entities related to health problems, Preventing Health checkups, blood donation camps, and Spread awareness about health, etc.

General screening test camps are also organized to assess health status, health counseling, health nutrition discussion and awareness of the chronic disease among poor people and senior citizens.

Various activities are conducted to make people aware of the invaluable role of doctors in everyone's life such as free blood test, random blood sugar test, ECG, EEG, blood pressure test etc.

Many activities are also organized at school and college level to encourage the youth to choose the medical profession and follow it with dedication.

Therefore, National Physician Day is celebrated on 1 July every year to pay tribute to Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy and his contribution. Also, remind us of this day to thank our doctors for their selfless service and healthcare delivery.

Interesting Facts about Doctor Day

India's most famous physician, Dr. The birth and death anniversaries of Bidhan Chandra Roy (Dr. B. C. Roy) is celebrated on 1 July every year.

The Government of India formally dedicated the first National Physician Day in 1991 as a tribute to Roy, a renowned physician and second Chief Minister of West Bengal.

He was associated with Mahatma Gandhi during the Civil Disobedience Movement and was also a noted educationist and freedom fighter.

He was awarded the highest civilian honor, the Bharat Ratna, by the Government of India in 191 for his outstanding contribution to society.

The theme of 2019 National Physicians Day is "Zero Tolerance and Clinical Establishment on the Violence Against Doctors".

Doctor's Day is celebrated on different dates around the world. Some countries also observe holidays on this day.

Iran celebrates on 23 August while the US celebrates on 30 March.

In Brazil, National Doctors' Day is celebrated as a holiday on 18 October, the day the Catholic Church celebrates St. Luke's birthday.

In Cuba, December 3 is National Doctors Day, a holiday commemorating Carlos Juan Finn's birthday.

The first Doctor's Day celebration was held on 30 March 1933 in Winder, Georgia, USA.

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