Dr. Ruth Pfau

Google pays tribute to Dr. Rath Catherina Martha Pfau via Google Doodle on the 90th birthday of the great Christian woman who made her home in Pakistan.

Dr. Ruth Pfau

Born on September 9, 1929, in the German city of Leipzig, Dr. Ruth Pfau arrived in Pakistan at the age of 31 and began treating patients with leprosy.

In the 55-year war against leprosy, Dr. Ruth has opened 157 hospitals across Pakistan, where millions have been treated so far.

Throughout her life, Dr. Ruth Pfau held many domestic and international positions and was awarded many important awards and honors from Pakistan, Germany, and other countries.

 

 

 

 

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