With every passing year, I have witnessed deterioration and erosion in medical education, medical profession, and also treatment given to doctors by industry, authorities and most importantly by society. This phenomenon has occurred in health systems across the world, more so in developing countries.
No professional community has suffered so much for so long as doctors have since Hammurabi’s time 1750 BC. Brilliant and meritorious children from moderate family backgrounds strive hard at young age to get into medical college. They sacrifice their youth and life without knowing what is in store for them at the end of the long tunnel of study and training.
These discussions are mainly to highlight the problems doctors face, so that these children while choosing medical career, take a well informed decision before entering this profession, which is dangerous to doctor themselves even when discharging their duties in the best manner.