1568 – The birth of a Portuguese physician who worked for the Brazilian government and provided the world with the first scientific description of Tunga penetrans. 1623 – He was the author of the earliest book on tropical medicine describing amoebiasis, malaria, typhoid fever, scurvy, yellow fever, dracontiasis, trichuriasis and tungias..
936 – Abu al-Qasim was born in the city of El Zhara, six miles northwest of Córdoba, Spain. He descended from the Ansar Arab tribe who settled eariler in Spain. 963 – Abu Al-Qasim has been credited to be the first to describe ectopic pregnancy in 963, at that time a fatal affliction. Not always ..
1961 – He was born in Panjshir, Afghanistan. 1983 – He studied ophthalmology at Kabul University’s Department of Medicine and obtained his M.D. 1985 – He worked as an Ophthalmologist in Kabul. – He worked with Afghan refugees in Pakistan, where he came into contact with the anti-Soviet resistance. 1986 – He ..
1837 – Born on the 7th of April in Toronto, Canada. 1861 – He became a physician after being granted a medical licence from the medical board of Upper Canada. – His career included participation in the American Civil War and attending the death bed of Abraham Lincoln and being invited by Lincoln’s ..
1851 – Born on the 13th of April in New York City. – He was the youngest of five sons and also had two younger sisters. 1871 – He educated at the College of the City of New York. 1874 – He went to Columbia University to pursue his ..
1257 – He was born in the Italian town from which he takes his name, now Abano Terme, a Town in the province of Padua, Italy. 1270 – He quickly gained a great reputation as a physician. – He was twice brought to trial by the Inquisition. 1315 – ..