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Doctors should serve in rural areas before getting promotion : M. Venkaiah Naidu

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Bhubaneswar , 25 Aug 2018

Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu on Saturday said that every doctor should serve at least 3 years in rural areas before getting a promotion."It should be made mandatory for young doctors to serve at least 3 years in rural areas before getting promotion," Naidu told the first convocation ceremony of the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), Bhubaneswar.He said there was a need to increase the number of doctors available at healthcare centres in rural areas as the absence of qualified medical practitioners was making people approach quacks."We need to overcome the acute shortage of healthcare providers as also the infrastructure in rural areas," he added.Naidu also stressed on the need to increase the number of medical colleges.

 

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