Mangaluru: “The IMA is planning to introduce social security schemes and welfare measures to protect the professional risks and life of the members” revealed IMA state President Dr Honne Gowda, he was speaking as a chief guest on the occasion of “Doctors Day” organized by IMA city unit on 5 July 2015 at the Dr A V Rao Conference Hall. On this occasion he felicitated eminent doctors Dr Mukund (Cardiologist), Dr Devdas Rai (Physician), Dr Ashok Bhat and Dr Kasturi (Family Doctors) in appreciation of their exemplary accomplishments and for their significant contributions in their respective medical service field.
The chairman of Unity Hospital Dr C P Habeeb Rehman and Consultant Orthopedic surgeon KMC Dr K R Kamath were also honored in recognition of their distinguished and invaluable services rendered to the IMA Trust.
Pro-Chancellor of Nitte University Dr Shantharam Shetty in his address paid rich tributes to Late Dr B C Roy, who excelled in all spheres of Life, Medical, Education, Politics, and as a Philosopher and Freedom Fighter also. He was a role model to all the doctors, he preached what he practiced and propagated. He upheld the medical ethics to higher standards which is worth to be emulated by the medical fraternity.
Social Activist and reformer Kalladka Dr Prabhakar Bhat Delivered the felicitation address.
Executive committee Member of Medical council of India New Delhi Dr Ravindra in his address appealed the association to extend priority for membership development and appealed to the members to consider their profession as a duty to health care and service to the humanity and to avoid any consumer case disputes in their profession.
State President of Karnataka Govt Medical officer’s association Dr T Veerabhadriah in his address appealed to the Govt to organize Doctors Day throughout the country and advised the association to conduct Continuing Medical Education (CME) program at a regular intervals for the benefit of members.
IMA President Dr G K Bhat presided over the function; Secretary Dr Shekhar Poojary delivered the vote of thanks, Dr Veena Bhagvan Compered the programme.