First ever digital grave from Pakistan belongs to Dr. Ruth Pfao

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The first ever digital grave

Pakistan introduced the first electronic grave in an unconventional invention. The grave that functions on the QR scan technology and dedicated to Dr.Ruth Pfau.

Dr. Ruth Pfau who was a German-born Philanthropist who completely dedicated her life to the patients fighting with leprosy in Pakistan, She died in Karachi in 2017 and is now buried in the ‘Gora Cemetery’.

The electronic grave comes with a QR code that visitors can scan on their phones to access information in order to access the deceased’s humanitarian and the lifelong services she rendered in helping out lepers in Pakista.

Dr. Ruth Pfau died at the age 87 with hailing as the ‘Mother Teresa of Pakistan’. She devoted 55 years of her life to curb the disease of leprosy. Because of her Pakistan declared as “one of the first countries to have controlled leprosy” back in 1996 by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Upon her death, Dr.Pfau was honored with a state funeral that was broadcasted nationally. 

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