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It was first launched by the Federation of Private Medical Practitioners Associations, Malaysia in 2014. World Family Doctor Day (FDD) – 19th May - was first declared by WONCA in 2010 and it has become a day to highlight the role and contribution of family doctors in health care systems around the world. In some nations, the day is marked as a holiday. [6] Senate Public Bill S-248 will officially recognise the day, if enacted. [14], In Turkey, it is celebrated as Medicine Day on the 14th of March every year since 1919. Happy doctors day! [17], Vietnam founded Doctor's Day on February 28, 1955. The date may vary from nation to nation depending on the event of commemoration used to mark the day. Happy Doctor’s Day, dear. The week long event focuses on advocacy and supporting the physician community. His theory was followed by the recommendation to control the mosquito population as a way to control the spread of the sickness. After the Barrow County Alliance adopted Mrs. Almond's resolution to pay tribute to the doctors, the plan was presented to the Georgia State Medical Alliance in 1933 by Mrs. E. R. Harris of Winder, president of the Barrow County Alliance. A collection of feeds, publications, and alerts from third parties including the WHO. [1][2][3] Tradition the apostle and Evangelist Saint Luke was a doctor, as it is written in the New Testament (Colossians 4:14). [12][13], In Malaysia, Doctors Day is celebrated on the 10th of October every year. Although supposed to be celebrated by patients in and benefactors of the healthcare industry, it is usually celebrated by health care organizations. In 2014, we have for the first time commemorated the World Family Doctors’ Day. See more ideas about Doctors day, National doctors day, Doctor gifts. [18], Nepal also celebrates Nepali National Doctor Day on Nepali date Falgun 20 (4 March). The day also marked with the birthday celebration of the Indonesian Doctors Association (IDI). On March 30, 1842[16], in Jefferson, Georgia, Dr. Crawford Long used ether to anesthetize a patient, James Venable, and painlessly excised a tumor from his neck. [4], In Brazil, National Doctors' Day is celebrated as a holiday on October 18, the day on which the Catholic Church celebrates the birthday of Saint Luke. [20] On May 10, 1934, the resolution was adopted at the annual state meeting in Augusta, Georgia. It wasn’t the medicines, but your reassuring words which gave me the strength to pull through my illness. Carlos J. Finlay (December 3, 1833 – August 6, 1915) was a Cuban physician and scientist recognized as a pioneer in yellow fever research. In 2019, PWT and Openxmed sponsored a scholarship program for medical students and residents. Historically, a card or red carnation may be sent to physicians and their spouses, along with a flower being placed on the graves of deceased physicians. WONCA has seven regions – Africa, Asia Pacific, Eastern Mediterranean, Europe, Iberoamericana-CIMF, North America, and South Asia – each with a Regional President and Regional Council. WONCA is the World Organization of Family Doctors, with 118 Member Organizations representing over 500,000 family doctors in over 130 countries and territories around the world, and working in partnership with the World Health Organisation. The resolution was introduced to the Women's Alliance of the Southern Medical Association at its 29th annual meeting held in St. Louis, Missouri, November 19–22, 1935, by the Alliance president, Mrs. J. Bonar White. In Kuwait, National Doctor’s Day is celebrated on the 3rd of March. The date coincides with World Family Doctor Day, the international day of celebration set by the World Organization of Family Doctors (WONCA). This collection emphasizes the case for primary care and includes a number of Barbara Starfield's own articles as well as other key related material. The idea of this celebration came for the Kuwaiti business woman; Zahra Sulaiman Al-Moussawi. [11], In Iran, Avicenna's birthday (Iranian Month:Shahrivar 1st=August 23) is commemorated as the national day for doctors. 1 This editorial reflects on the relevance and meaning of this day and this year’s theme from an African perspective.