• National Doctor’s Day 2016

    Hiimpact celebrating the National Doctors Day in remembrance of Dr. BC Roy: Pioneer of Medical Services of India.

    “God and the Doctor we alike adore. But only when in danger, not before; the danger o’er, both are alike requited, God is forgotten, and the Doctor slighted.” — Robert Owen

    Today Hiimpact is celebrating The National Doctors day with full enthusiasm in remembrance of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, former West Bengal Chief Minister and a physician. He was born in 1882 AD, and with his hard work in medical field became the legendary physician, who was also honoured with the Bharat Ratna in 1961. He served a long tenure of 14 years as a Chief Minister of West Bengal from 1948–1962 post independence. He was a close friend and Doctor of Gandhiji and fought many movements for independence of India.

    Dr. B.C. Roy was one of the foremost Indian leaders of the 20th century. He was a legendary physician, distinguished political leader, philanthropist, educationist and social worker.  He laid the foundation in the formation Indian Medical Association in 1928 and making it the largest professional organisation in the country. He served the association in various capacities including as national president for two terms. The Medical Council of India was his creation and he was its first president in 1939, a position he held till 1945. He played a key role in establishing the Indian Institute of Mental Health, the Infectious Disease Hospital and the first-ever postgraduate medical college in Kolkata. Beside a Lawyer, an MLA, a Physician, a Freedom fighter, he used to spend time in serving people’s health.

    Unexpectedly, on his birthday he left this world leaving his memories of service to mankind at the age of 80 in 1962 AD.

    Hiimpact salutes the Pioneer of Medical service in India, with whose effort we turn around to be producing World’s finest doctors today.

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