A Village Doctor
A village doctor is an important person in the village. He is well-known to every man and woman in the village and is held in high respect. He gives medicine to the poor villagers. Normally a village doctor is not a qualified one. There are still some village doctors who work under a medical and acquire knowledge of medicine.
The daily life of a doctor:
There is a dispensary at the home of a village doctor. There is a stock of medicine in one or two of his Almirahs. He has a chair and a table for his use and a bench for the patient to sit on. The patients come to his house early in the morning. He does not take the help of a compounder. He prescribes the medicine for the waiting patients and gives them medicine. After the departure of his attending patients, he goes out to visit the house where he is called. He may have a bi-cycle to go to the distant places. His fees are small and if the patient is poor, he prescribes to them without fees.
Responsibility of a village doctor: A village doctor takes special care of his patient. Sometimes, he keeps sitting for hours together by the side of his patients and makes careful study of the disease. In case of any serious disease he, sometimes, sits all the night by his patient and applies medicine. He is the best friend of the villagers.
Conclusion: The village doctor is simple in his habit. He is loved and respected by all. Not only the poor but also the well-to-do people treat him with politeness. Out popular Government had taken step for the development of the village doctor in the way of proper training.