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Aligarh: Prof. Rakesh Bhargava, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) added some allure to National Doctors Day observations at AMU to commemorate the birth anniversary of the famous physician and freedom fighter, Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy and celebrate the contributions of physicians to individual lives and communities.

For his attributed expertise and selfless services, Professor Rakesh was awarded the “Inspiring Pulmonologist Award of India” by the Economic Times in Hayat, New Delhi, which he received from Shri Mangal Pandey, Minister of Health, Government of Bihar.

Prof. Bhargava also participated in an interactive lecture and pondered the issues affecting healthcare and the increasing global demand for healthcare.

He spoke about the challenges faced by doctors, the essential initiatives taken by the government and what the future holds in terms of technological advancements.

Meanwhile, during Doctors Day celebrations at Department of Plastic Surgery, Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College-JNMC, AMU, Prof. Mohammad Yaseen (Chairman) said that doctors play an important role in our lives. Their dedication and passion for saving lives make them true heroes of our society.

He was speaking at the ceremony which was attended by doctors from various JNMC departments, medical residents, medical students and paramedics.

On this occasion Prof. Yaseen joined other faculty members in congratulating Prof. Arshad Hafeez Khan (former Chairman of Plastic Surgery Department) who recently retired.

Professor Hafeez said: “I am happy that the health profession has given me the opportunity to serve humanity selflessly. At JNMC, I have been able to spend my life helping patients by alleviating their discomforts due to diseases”.

Prof. MU Rabbani shared how Prof. Hafeez used to guide his colleagues and students throughout his career.

Professor Imran Ahmad discussed the role and importance of doctors and how during the Covid pandemic, doctors were working non-stop like soldiers to save lives by risking their own.

“This day celebrates the selfless work of physicians and their strong determination, steadfast leadership, dedication and hard work to enable patients to recover from life-threatening illnesses and injuries,” Dr. Mohammed Fahud Khurram emphasized.

At Dr. ZA Dental College (ZADC), students pursuing a Master of Dental Surgery (MDS) degree have been awarded “Covid-19 Warrior” certificates.

“These are Farheen Khanam (periodontology), Shubham (periodontology), Aiswareya G (orthodontics), Nabeela Ibrahim (orthodontics), Pranshu Varshney (pedodontics), Ashik Mohamed VN (pedodontics), Marimuthu P (oral and maxillofacial surgery), Rizwan Ahmad (oral and maxillofacial surgery), Wasim Ahmad (oral and maxillofacial surgery), Abirami S (prosthesis), Shivani Yadav (prosthesis), Lavanya A (conservative dentistry), Daiasharailang Lyngdoh (conservative dentistry), Neelofer ( periodontology), Stadi Alam Kharbuli (periodontology), Sumera Parveen (periodontology), Salman Anjum (orthodontics), Usha Nandhini (orthodontics), Sana Fatima (pedodontics), Faiza Jameel (pedodontics), Anu Priya L (oral and maxillofacial surgery ), Kamran Ahmad Zaidi (Oral Surgery and Maxillofacial Surgery), Zeba Naaz (Prosthodontics), Asmat Fatima (Conservative Dentistry) and Sharmila S (Conservative Dentistry),” said Prof RK Tiwari (Principal, ZADC).

Professor Tiwari has also been praised for his service during the pandemic.

Prof. ND Gupta (Organizing Chair of Doctors Day Program at ZADC) informed that more than 53 patients have expressed their gratitude to ZADC dentists with a signature. Patients also clicked photos with ZADC faculty members.

“Hard work, long hours and personal sacrifice truly make doctors angels on earth. On this day, we should appreciate their painstaking efforts during the pandemic which has brought us closer to normal times,” said Prof. Neha Agarwal (Chief Program Coordinator).

Program coordinators Dr Arbab Anjum, Dr Pramod Kumar Yadav and Dr Syed Amaan Ali recalled how doctors risked their own lives to save many patients during the waves of Covid.

“In doing so, the doctors took responsibility for pulling the nation out of this phase of distress and they succeeded,” they added.

Dr. Sana Shadab (Senior Resident) and Dr. Aishwarya (Junior Resident) talked about proper Covid behavior in dental clinics and hospitals.


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