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. 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 minimal 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 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 the 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.
Paragraph on A Village Doctor
Question: Write a paragraph about ‘A Village Doctor.’ Your paragraph should include the answers to the following questions.
- Who is a village doctor?
- What is his qualification?
- What is your idea of a dispensary run by such a doctor?
- When does he come to his dispensary and see his patients?
- How does he treat his patients?
- What services does he provide for the villagers?
- What is his relationship with the villagers?
- What is the importance of a village doctor?
Answer: A village doctor is a person who gives treatment to the village people at a cheap cost. He is a familiar figure in the villages. Generally, he is not a registered doctor. He receives some training by working under a qualified doctor for some years. He has a dispensary in his house. He gets up early in the morning and attends his patients. He treats his patients very carefully. He gives them advice and medicine. After finishing his duty there, he goes out to see other patients in the villages. Sometimes he spends the whole night sitting beside a patient. His presence and affectionate touch fill the patients with hope and courage. He takes small fees from the patients. Sometimes he gives free treatment to the poor. However, a village doctor sometimes does bad to the patients by giving wrong treatment as he has little knowledge of medicine. Of course, he tries to avoid treating critical patients. Rich people in the village usually avoid going to a village doctor. They call him a quack. But it is true that a village doctor is a friend to the villagers. He is always at their side to provide the medical service. He passes a lot of time inquiring about their health condition. He gives them advice free of cost. His treatment fee is very little. So, poor villagers love and honor him very much.