GUNTUR: AP Assembly speaker Kodela Siva Prasad Rao has promised to play a key role in the development of Guntur General Hospital (GGH) and asked for submitting a proposal to increase the total number of seats in the Guntur Medical College. He also called upon the doctors’ fraternity to follow in the footsteps of Indian Medical Association founder Dr BC Roy, during a meeting organised jointly by the Andhra Pradesh Government Doctors’ Association (APGDA) and Guntur Medical College (GMC) at the government hospital here Tuesday, on the occasion of the Doctors’ Day.
Kodela appreciated Dr Roy for his contribution to the medical profession and advised the doctors to serve the patients with dedication and human touch. “This profession gives you the chance to serve the people and every doctor should maintain professional conduct and ethics.” GGH superintendent Dr T Venugopala Rao exhorted the doctors to follow the five principles of knowledge about the profession, awareness about the society, passion towards work, dedication and humanity. APGDA president Dr Y Kiran Kumar and GMC principal Dr. Shailaja also spoke.