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What are the duties of the physician towards the public and community health?

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As citizens of this country, doctors have a duty towards the public and community health. Sections 5.1 and 5.2 of Chapter 5 of the Indian Medical Council (Professional conduct, Etiquette and Ethics) Regulations, 2002 have laid down directives for doctors in this regard. “5.1 Physicians as Citizens: Physicians, as good citizens, possessed of special training should disseminate advice on public health issues. They should play their part in enforcing the laws of the community and in sust...
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