National Doctor’s Day in India is celebrated every year on July 1 to mark the birth anniversary of an eminent physician Dr. BC Roy. Doctors are saviours; hence, many consider them as next to God for their noble work. National Doctor’s Day is celebrated on July 1 every year to acknowledge their contribution.The theme of National Doctor’s Day in India 2022 is ‘Family Doctors on the Front Line’. This year’s theme highlights the contribution of the doctors for their service and dedication to humanity.The occasion commemorates the spirit of doctors across the globe who work day and night consistently to ensure well-being of patients.
Doctors save lives, but their importance goes far beyond that. Doctors also make a difference by helping patients minimize pain, recover from a disease faster or learn to live with a disabling injury. Doctors are only one voice among many that shape public policy. But they have a unique position of respect and trust, which they can use to push governments toward healthcare policies that will genuinely benefit the public.Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in his Mann Ki Baat on Sunday, remembered Dr BC Roy as he talked about doctor’s day. PM Modi said, “On July 1, we will celebrate National Doctor’s Day. We must pay tribute to our doctors who ensured that India did not succumb to the challenges posed by COVID-19.”