Alappuzha Doctor K. Venugopal bags IMA Award 2023

Dr. K. Venugopal, the chief consultant in respiratory medicine at General Hospital, Alappuzha in Kerala, has been chosen by the Indian Medical Association (IMA) to receive an award in the category of community service. The IMA Awards will be presented at a ceremony held at the IMA headquarters in New Delhi on July 1, 2023, in honor of National Doctor’s Day. Dr. Venugopal’s remarkable contributions and service to the community have earned him this recognition from the esteemed medical association.

About The Indian Medical Association

  • The Indian Medical Association (IMA) is a national voluntary organisation of physicians in India.
  • It was established in 1928 as the All India Medical Association, and was renamed the Indian Medical Association in 1930.
  • It is a society registered under The Societies Act of India.
  • Headquarters – New Delhi
  • The current national president of the Indian Medical Association (IMA) is Dr. Sharad Kumar Agarwal.
    • He was elected on 28 December 2022 and took office on 1 January 2023.
    • He is a practicing physician in Ludhiana, Punjab.


When is National Doctors’ Day?

National Doctors’ Day is celebrated on July 1 in India.

Why is National Doctors’ Day celebrated on July 1?

National Doctors’ Day is celebrated on July 1 in India to honor the contributions of Dr. Bidhan Chandra Roy, who was born on July 1, 1882. Dr. Roy was a renowned physician, educationist, politician, and freedom fighter. He is considered the “Father of Modern Medicine” in India.


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