German leprosy doctor's legacy lives on in Pakistan

Doctors at a leprosy hospital in Pakistan are vowing to continue their work until the disease is wiped out completely.

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    Doctors at a leprosy hospital in Pakistan are vowing to continue their work until the disease is wiped out completely. They say it will be a lasting tribute to the woman hailed as the "Mother Teresa of Pakistan", Dr Ruth Pfau. She died earlier this month, aged 87.

    Al Jazeera's Kamal Hyder reports from Rawalpindi, Pakistan.


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