Ruth Pfau
 


 

Age: 87



Summary:
German physician and nun known as "Pakistan's Mother Teresa" who devoted her life to the eradiction of leprosy in Pakistan (leprosy remained a problem in Pakistan from the 1950's until about 1996), who played a key role in efforts by Pakistan and the World Health Organization to bring the disease under control.




Cause of Death: Old age ailments



Born: September 9, 1929


 
Died: August 10, 2017



Location:
Karachi, Pakistan