Bhubaneswar, Mar 18 (Local Wire): A senior doctor hailing from Bolangir in the state is now among some of the top medical professionals in Australia who is helping the country to give a tough fight to the contagious n-COVID 2019 (Coronavirus) and keep it at bay.
Dr Ranjan Joshi who is an alumnus of VIMSAR, Burla has been practicing in Australia for close to 15 years.
He is currently working as a consulting pediatrician at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital in Adelaide there.
He has now been the head of pediatric critical care for Coronavirus in whole of South Australia.
Giving consultations to the patients for the whole day, heading meeting of doctors and making plan for the day to ensure the viral disease is kept away from the human population are keeping Joshi mostly busy in his office for the whole day.
In an interview to TOI, Joshi said that he has not slept for three days and even checking his family members daily for the viral disease.
He also said that he is now happy that based on his work in vulnerable areas many people from the Odia community have been calling him to ask for his well being.
Joshi did his MBBS from VIMSAR, Burla while he undertook his higher studies from AIIMS, New Delhi before shifting to Australia.
His wife is a research scholar at University of South Australia.