Worldwide Day of the doctor in 2021 will celebrate in early October. This holiday applies to all medical staff (regardless of specialization) and students of relevant educational institutions. In the USA unpopular, and even among the population is unknown, although it is noted in narrow circles.
Important! International day of the doctor in 2021, many countries will celebrate on October 5th.
Sometimes it is not clear how many will feast, because the date is not fixed. Doctors in different States honored on the first Monday of October. In the USA doctors accept congratulations also on the third Sunday of June. In 2021, the holiday falls on June 21.
The history of the holiday started in 1971. The idea of establishing the Day of the Doctor belongs to the world health organization, and the organization “Doctors without borders”, which deals with providing medical assistance for charitable conditions. In addition to professional professionals, it employs a lot of volunteers who help people in different parts of the world, particularly in the hot spots and places of mass epidemics or natural disasters.
The idea of a holiday was supported by other charities. His main point was consideration of the work of specialists, who represent the organization “Doctors without borders” and working on charitable basis. They have made a significant contribution to the history of mankind, because it saved a lot of lives. They treat people regardless of nationality, skin color, financial success and other factors.
Over time, the festival has gained a large scale. Mark began his field not only doctors, but doctors who work in the offices. The celebration was joined by many countries from different continents, though many States have their own day of respect of the physicians. For example, in India doctors congratulations to June 1, and in the US on March 30.
The tradition of celebrating
The main tradition of the Day of the doctor is the implementation of various social projects and events. Their main purpose is to draw public attention to health problems. Topics may range from the need to comply with the rules of hygiene to the spread of AIDS and other deadly diseases. Doctors often give master classes or give free advice. Some clinics hold shares, during which you can undergo free medical examination.
On the Day of the doctor in 2021 will also hold events for professionals:
- of the conference;
- round tables etc.
In USA before the holiday often hold various competitions, and on the first Monday of October, presenting awards to the winners. In some clinics arrange corporate, and the most worthy in honor of the discharged prize.
Profession of doctor is considered one of the most ancient. The facts of healing were discovered several thousand years before our era. However, then the patients were treated with herbs and incantations. This profession is a lot of interesting facts:
- Doctors in Babylon for a medical error relied severe punishment, they chopped off hand. In this regard, wishing to devote his life to medicine was a little. To cure some disease, people in the town square shared experience.
- The first operation under General anesthesia was performed sometime around 150 ad, Is important in the history of the event happened in China. As anesthesia was a mixture of strong wine with hemp. The operation was carried out by a famous Chinese doctor, Hua tuo. It is very revered in China. For a long time the birthday was a national holiday.
- The first “prototype” of electrophoresis were used in Ancient Greece. As the source of electricity used electric ray, which was placed on the chest of the patient to stimulate its activity.
- Corneal transplantation was first performed in 1835. However, the patient was not a man, and antelope. The donor was another dead antelope. The operation was successful and allowed the animal to return vision.
- The first plastic surgery was performed by Indian doctors in the VI century BC, the Attackers cut off his nose, and experienced professionals restored them on. The skin for the operation usually took on a forehead of the patient.
How and whom to congratulate
On the Day of the Doctor decided to congratulate the various specialists, from physicians and pediatricians to surgeons and therapists. Also taken delight symbolic presentations of future doctors (students of medical universities, interns).
We offer you a selection of interesting postcards that you can download and use in greeting, adding a beautiful wishes.