President Hassan Rouhani congratulated in a message the National Doctors Day to the “heroes who sacrificed their lives to save others”.
a congratulatory message on Saturday, on the occasion of Iran’s National
Doctors Day, Rouhani said, "This year's Doctors’ Day is an opportunity to
honor the heroes who sincerely defended the health of the dear people of this
land; those who sacrificed their lives to save their kind and bravely stood in
the battle [against coronavirus].”
this year's Doctor's Day is different for Iranian society; in this global
crisis, Iran and, beyond it, the whole world fully respects the sacrifices and
devotions of doctors. Now more than ever, we remember that some occupations,
beyond the choice of a profession, are difficult to take responsibility for,
and taking responsibility is a clear picture of altruism and a style of
courageous living,” Rouhani added.
said, “As the president and on behalf of a grateful nation, I bow to the
responsibility-taking, self-sacrifice and bravery of doctors and all the
pillars of the proud Iranian health system, and I believe that the nation's
historical memory will place these sacrifices on the level of the veterans of
pay tribute to the families of the doctors and medical staff who endured the
days without their loved ones, with anxiety and apprehension, and I sincerely
hope that in the days of Iran's health, in the days of peace and full of life
again, these longings will be made up, and we also owe a great deal to their
sacrifice,” the president concluded.
marks the National Doctors' Day on August 23 (August 22 on leap years) which coincides
with the birth anniversary Abu Ali Sina, known in the West as Avicenna.
was a great Iranian philosopher, physician, and scientist who had about 450
books on a wide range of issues, among them medicine and philosophy.
Source:MEHR News Agency