Pakistan Medical Association pays rich tribute to Dr. Ruth Pfau

Karachi, August 10, 2017 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Medical Association (PMA) has paid a rich tribute to legendary doctor and a social worker, Dr. Ruth Pfau who has passed away at the age of 87. In a meeting of central office bearers and senior members of organization here at PMA House, the doctors association condoled the sad demise and prayed for the departed soul.

“Dr. Pfau was a German by birth but she devoted 56 years of her life to treat the leprosy patients in Pakistan. Her selfless services with dedication and commitment for such a long time resulted to change the lives of thousands leprosy sufferers all over the country. Her long struggle has almost eradicated the deadly disease from country. It is a big loss for the country and the leprosy patients,” the PMA noted. The doctors’ association also decided to hold a full reference for her next week.

For more information, contact:
President,
Pakistan Medical Association
PMA, Sindh
PMA House- 85 Saddar Bazar
Hyderabad, Sindh
Cell No: 0333-2347623
Telephone: 022-2785143

   

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