AMN / RISHIKESH
President Ram Nath Kovind has said that Young doctors should dedicate themselves to the cause of health services in the spirit of Army men taking up the challenges at the borders.
He was addressing the first convocation of All India Institute of Medical Sciences at Rishikesh on Saturday. The President said it is a proud moment for all as, this time the gold medalists in different streams have been girl students.
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He said this not only shows the dedication they have been showing but also the way society is getting empowered with their increasing status in different fields.
Mr Kovind said that diseases that are common in a particular region should be given adequate attention and attempt should be made to control them thorough research.
Earlier the President gave away gold medals and certificates to the meritorious students. In his address Union Health Minister, JP Nadda said that the young doctors should pledge themselves to alleviate the sufferings of the sick.
He said that AIIMS Rishikesh is a good example of Prime Minister’s health security scheme.