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‘Doctors should be recognised for their services’

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APPRECIATING CONTRIBUTION: K.G. Hospital Chairman G. Bakthavathsalam (left) presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Vice-Chancellor K. Meer Mustafa Hussain at a function in the city. The other awardee and member of the Medical Council of India A. Muruganathan (right) is in the picture.
APPRECIATING CONTRIBUTION: K.G. Hospital Chairman G. Bakthavathsalam (left) presents the Lifetime Achievement Award to The Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University Vice-Chancellor K. Meer Mustafa Hussain at a function in the city. The other awardee and member of the Medical Council of India A. Muruganathan (right) is in the picture.

Special Correspondent

COIMBATORE: The K.G. Foundation conferred its Life Time Achievement Award on Vice-Chancellor of the Tamil Nadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University K. Meer Mustafa Hussain here on Sunday for his contribution to the field of medicine and service to patients.

Member of the Medical Council of India and former State president of the Indian Medical Association A. Muruganathan also received the award that was given every year by the foundation as part of the Doctors’ Day celebrations.

120 doctors

This year, to commemorate the centenary year of the founder of the foundation, K. Govindaswamy Naidu, the title of “Doctor of Excellence” was conferred on 120 doctors from Erode, Salem, Karur, Namakkal, Coimbatore, Palani, the Nilgiris and Dharmapuri.

Chairman of K.G. Hospital G. Bakthavathsalam said the doctors were chosen for the title for their service to the patients, especially in saving many lives.

Stressing passion for work and commitment to serve people, he said doctors should be recognised for their services. “This would only motivate them to serve people better”, he pointed out.

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