In India, the National Doctors’ Day is organized on 1st of July annually since 1991. The day is organised by the Indian Medical Association (IMA).
Theme of National Doctors Day 2022 – Family Doctors on the Front Line.
Why is National Doctors’ Day celebrated?– to honor the great physicians and help us understand the importance of doctors in our lives and value them, to offer them our respects by commemorating one of their greatest representatives.
The day also commemorates the birth anniversary of the second Chief Minister of West Bengal, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy who was born on July 1, 1882, and died on the same date in 1962.
Dr Roy was an exemplary and an eminent doctor who made an enormous contribution to the medical fraternity in his medical career and was acknowledged for his contribution to serving humanity.