All set for China's first Doctors' Day

The facade of a hospital in Chongqing in China is adorned with pennants celebrating doctors in preparation for China's first Doctors' Day tomorrow. The holiday was approved by the State Council last year and is the fourth statutory professional holid
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The facade of a hospital in Chongqing in China is adorned with pennants celebrating doctors in preparation for China's first Doctors' Day tomorrow. The holiday was approved by the State Council last year and is the fourth statutory professional holiday in China, after Nurses' Day, Teachers' Day and Journalists' Day, according to China Daily.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 18, 2018, with the headline 'All set for China's first Doctors' Day'. Print Edition | Subscribe