Kerala governor Justice P. Sathasivam has urged doctors to make people aware of the importance of vaccination.They should campaign against negative campaigners on vaccination-he said.
He was inaugurating a convocation program,organized by the College of Medical Practitioners South Zone.
Even if Kerala has achieved progress in health sector,it is a concern that outbreaks like diphtheria is returning in the state.Doctors and hospitals should upheld the ethics in this profession. If somebody is violating it,there are enough possibility to misuse the trend in support of the negative campaigners.
The governor welcomed the move to revive family doctor concept.
He also suggested that it was unfortunate doctors as witnesses of some cases are to wait for long hours in court .Tamil Nadu’s policy on this matter can be taken a s a model.
Dr.M.Marthanda Pillai presided over the function.