The Rajakumar Oration 2009

  • J Radford


I can see that Dr Rajakumar must surely be missed as anexceptionally inspiring role model and leader in family practice.I can understand that the grief you feel after his death inNovember 2008 must still be strong. I very respectfully passon the heartfelt condolences of the Royal Australian Collegeof General Practitioners.

This morning I wish to speak to you about the world’s evolvingunderstanding of just what primary care has to offer. DrRajakumar was indeed ahead of his time as he understoodthe power of primary care long before most others. (copied from article)


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RadfordJ. (2009). The Rajakumar Oration 2009. Malaysian Family Physician, 4(1), 4. Retrieved from
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