Alappuzha doctor K Venugopal selected for IMA award

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Dr K Venugopal, a doctor at Alappuzha's General Hospital, has been honored by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) for his contribution to the medical field.

An Overview of the News

  • The award was instituted by the IMA on the occasion of National Doctor's Day.

  • Dr K Venugopal has been selected for the award in the category of community service.

  • He is Chief Consultant in Respiratory Medicine at General Hospital, Alappuzha (city in Kerala).

  • The award ceremony will be held on July 1, 2023 at the IMA Headquarters in New Delhi.

About National Doctor's Day

  • National Doctor's Day has been celebrated on 1st July in India for the last 32 years.

  • It is celebrated in the honour of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, a renowned physician, politician, freedom fighter and education advocate.

  • The theme for National Doctor's Day 2022 was "Family Doctors on the Front Line".

Indian Medical Association:

  • Establishment - 1928

  • Headquarters - New Delhi

  • President - Sahajanand Prasad Singh

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