The Third International Symposium on Cardiovascular Diseases was held in the Sri Sathya Sai Institute Auditorium at Prasanthi Nilayam on 16th December 1995. Baba arrived at the Auditorium for the inaugural function accompanied by Dr. Karan Singh, former Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, and Dr. Bajaj, Member of the Planning Commission and President of the National Board of Examinations. Dr. Karan Singh lit the lamps to mark the inauguration of the Symposium and delivered his inaugural address. After a speech by Dr. Bajaj, Baba delivered His Address. He gave a clarion call to the medical fraternity to fulfil their primary duty, providing medical care to the poor. The Valedictory Function on 18th December was presided over by Sri A. R. Antulay, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare. He commended the unique services rendered by Baba’s Super Speciality Hospital, which is unparalleled in the world. Baba then delivered His Valedictory Discourse.