A village doctor is a very familiar and popular figure in rural areas. He has no degree in medical science. He has a chamber in his house. There is a chair, an old table, two or three almirahs made of wood and one or two benches at one side of his chamber. He gets up early in the morning and has his breakfast. Then he starts to meet the patients. He continues to consult with the patient and gives medicine until it is noon. At noon he takes his bath and then takes his lunch. After lunch, he takes rest for a short while. Then he gets out of the house to attend the calls. Usually, he uses a bicycle to go from one village to another. In the evening he returns home. Then he washes his hands and face and takes refreshment. Then he again starts to meet the patients. He often listens to the problems of. the patients and gives them medicine. The villagers trust him and if anyone falls ill he at once rushes to him. He gives treatment to the villagers in return for a very minimum fee. Sometimes he does not demand any fee but he only takes the price of medicine. A village doctor has no assistant. He does everything single handed.
A Village Doctor
Question: Answer the following questions to form a continuous paragraph. (100 words)
- Who is a village doctor?
- What are his qualifications?
- Where is his dispensary?
- What does he do there?
- What is the importance of his work?
Answer: A village doctor is a physician who lives in the village and gives medical treatment to rural people when they become ill. He is a popular figure in the village. He is familiar to almost all the villagers. He is not a qualified doctor. He is a quack. He starts his career with the experience he had gathered by working with a doctor or in a dispensary. He can deal well with the common diseases. He has a dispensary with an Almirah, a chair, a table, and one or two benches. He sits in the dispensary, examines the patients and gives medicines. He receives the cost of medicine. Then he goes out in the village to see his patients. Generally, he goes on foot. In absence of any qualified doctor, a village doctor renders useful services to the villagers. He is an important person to them. He is a welcome guest for the rural people as he is readily available at any time to respond to their call.