Ruth Katherina Martha Ptaum

Ruth Pfau: Dr. Ruth Katherina Martha Ptaum, Who is Ruth Katherina Martha Plau, Ruth Katherina Martha Plau Biography

Ruth Katherina Martha Plau was born on 9 September 1929 in Leipzig Germany. Ruth Katherina Martha Plau is the German and Pakistan citizen. She was in the profession is a doctor. Ruth Katherina Martha Plau moved Germany to Pakistan and she devoted her 55 years to Pakistan.

In Pakistan, she devoted 157 leprosy clinics and Pakistan people known as Mother Teresa. Ruth Katherina Martha Plau treated 56780 people in Pakistan. Pfau was born on 9 September 1929 in Germany. Her parents Lutheran protestant parents. Pfau had a four sister and only brother.

In the second world war, her house destroyed. She moved west Germany with her family. At the year of 1950, she studied in the University of Mainz. In 1957 she went to Paris and joined the daughter of the heart of Mary a catholic order.
In 1960 she came in Pakistan. Ruth Katherina Martha Plau rescues the people of Pakistan and she also goes to Afghanistan to rescue the people. She visited many places in Pakistan.

Ruth Pfau

At the age of 31 in 1960, she decided to save humanity and she went to Pakistan. In 1963 she bought the A Leprosy clinic and served the overall patient in Karachi and her also across the Afghanistan border for treatment.
In 1979 Government of


Pakistan appointed her in Federal Advisor Ministry of health and social welfare. The area of Pakistan she wants to visit where is not a medical facility for leprosy patients.

In the year of 1988, she awarded Pakistan citizenship. On 9 September 1999 Pfau celebrated her 70 birthday with Muslims and Christians together.

Ruth Katherina Martha Plau death

On 10 August 2017 around 4:00 AM she died at the Agha Khan University Hospital Karachi due to respiratory problems. She refused to live supported machine and she said want to live in natural life.

Pakistan public gives her to honor and respect. She always remains the heart of Pakistan people. Pakistan never forgets their services.

Dr Ruth Katherina Martha Pfau

Ruth Katherina Martha Plau notable work is National Leprosy Control Program in Pakistan. Ruth Katherina Martha Plau awarded from the Pakistan Government, Hilal-i-Imtiaz, Ramon Magsaysay Award, Hilal-i-Pakistan in the year of 1989. In 2010 she award Nishan-i-Quaid-e-Azam award and Sitara-i-Quaid-e-Azam award.

Ruth Katherina Martha Plau died at the age of 87 in Karachi. Now, this is the second death anniversary of Ruth Katherina Martha Plau who gives her life to Pakistan people.

Pakistan never forgets their services and their tremendous work she does for Pakistan people. Pakistan knows her at the title of “Pakistan mother Teresa Dr. Ruth Pafau”. She always in the heart of Pakistan people and pray to rest in the soul.

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