Pakistan’s Mother Teresa- Dr Ruth Katharina Martha PFAU

Pakistan’s Mother Teresa- Dr Ruth Katharina Martha PFAU

Dr Ruth Katharina Martha PFAU  a German Physician and Nun who dedicated her life to eradicating Leprosy in Pakistan was known as Pakistan’s Mother Teresa.

Dr Ruth Katharina was born on 09 sep 1929 in Leipzig,Germany and arrived in Karachi in 1960 enroute to India and volunteered to work at a Local Leprosy Colony.She decided to stay in Pakistan as health care worker and established the first Marie Aide Leprosy Centre (MALC).

She was granted Pakistan Citizenship in 1988 and was Nun of  the Sisters of Immaculate Heart of Mary. She passed away on 10 Aug 2017.

A commemorative stamp was issued by Pakistan on 03 Dec 2017 on this great human being. A FDC with the round stamp is listed.

PAKISTAN DR RUTH FDC
PAKISTAN’S MOTHER TERESA -STAMP ON DR RUTH KATHARINA MARTHA PFAU 2017

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