Google paid tribute to Dr Ruth Pfau also known as “Pakistan’s Mother Teresa” on her 90th birth anniversary.
Dr Ruth Pfau is the head of the Marie Adelaide Leprosy Centre in Karachi and devoted more than 55 years of her life to fighting leprosy in Pakistan.
Google, the world’s largest Internet search engine that change its doodle on every important day around the world, has changed doodle on the occasion of Dr. Rath Pfau’s 90th birthday.
Dr. Rathfau was born on September 9, 1929 in the city of Leipzig, Germany. Dr. Rath Pfau came to Pakistan in 1960 and dedicated her entire life to leprosy patients. She provided free services to leprosy patients.
In 1996, the World Health Organization included Pakistan as a leprosy control country. Dr. Pfau played the most important role in bringing this honor to Pakistan.
On August 10, 2017, Dr. Rath Fau, who dedicated her life to leprosy patients, died in Karachi. She had been dealing with several health issues due to her advanced age, including kidney and heart disease.
Pakistan honored Dr Ruth Pfau with an array of awards including the Hilal-i-Imtiaz, Nishan-i-Quaid-i-Azam, Hilal-i-Pakistan, and the Sitara-i-Quaid-i-Azam.