Over four hundred and sixty five degrees were awarded at the convocation held today at the 39th annual convocation of AIIMS New Delhi. Till date AIIMS has trained 4878 specialists, 1198 super specialists, 2554 MBBS doctors, 871 PhDs and a large number of PGs in allied health sciences. The Institute has also trained 2388 nurses and paramedical professionals.
Smt Sonia Gandhi, Chairperson of the national Advisory Council, Government of India was the Chief Guest at the function presided over by the Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad.
While congratulating the graduates, Sonia Gandhi said that they should translate their MCI oath into reality and heal the sick to bring solace and happiness in this country where inequality and poverty permeates.
Shri Azad recounted that several path breaking initiatives have been taken by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare during the past few years to reform and improve the health care services in the country.
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Source: Press Information Bureau
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