When the day of the doctor? Learn
Hard to think of the world as distinguished, sophisticated, and at the same time, everyone needs a profession as a doctor. The work of these professionals provides for all of us not only health and well-being, but often life itself. Professional the occasion to congratulate them usually want all the grateful patients.
And when the Day of the doctor is celebrated around the world?
It is celebrated every year, in autumn, on the first Monday of October. This date was chosen by the world health organization. It was she who took the initiative of creating a specialized holiday for medical workers. First and foremost, it is the day of solidarity of all doctors on the planet, the day to maintaining the health of the population.
The doctor is one of the oldest professions on Earth. The origins of the word lead to the old "lie". And if now this word has a negative connotation, in the old days, it meant quite another "whisper", "speak", because the doctors then were largely healers, sorcerers, and then the surgeons and herbalists. Now often these people can perform miracles, pulling patients literally from the dead.
And when the Day of the doctor was proposed to celebrate annually, a lot of people who supported this initiative. First and foremost, this holiday is aimed at drawing attention to people who carry the ideals of humanism in the world, saving the lives of others. "Doctors without borders" was created with this lofty goal. This organization came to light in 1971 with the support of UNICEF and the International red cross, under the auspices of the United Nations. She works for the charity is funded from voluntary contributions and public donations. Everyone understands that using it is extremely important, because the main patients "Doctors without borders" have become victims of natural disasters, armed conflicts, wars, epidemics and terrorism. And these people, selflessly working in hot spots, saving the lives of millions of people like no other show the highest destiny of the doctors. And it was their celebration was established world day of the doctor.
As for Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kazakhstan, this holiday is celebrated there in a very different time.
When the Day of the doctor is celebrated in these countries?
Historically, in socialist countries a professional holiday of medical workers was approved on the third Sunday of the first summer month – June.
And since 1980, the doctors of these countries celebrate it on this day. A month before, the twelfth day of may, honors nurses is international nurses day.
What events are held in Russia, when the Day of the doctor comes?
In addition to internal celebrations in each hospital and clinic to this date the Ministry of health may coincide with special awards for outstanding employees. The day of the doctor in 2013, has been marked by solemn speeches of the heads of administrations, who were congratulated by health workers and reported on the done work in healthcare for 2012.