Happy birthday, Safiye Ali !
The present Doodle, represented by Izmir, Turkey-based visitor artist Hüseyin Sönmezay, celebrates Turkish doctor, educator, author, and social reformer Safiye Ali who is generally credited as the country’s first female doctor.
Safiye Ali born on this day in 1884 in Istanbul in the Ottoman Empire (presently Turkey), Ali committed herself to the improvement of ladies’ education on medical issues and battled resolutely to ensure the health of the nation’s youngsters.
During a period when education was generally a male domain, Ali went to the American College for Girls in Istanbul, and there she put her focus on turning into a doctor. She at that point traveled out to Germany on a scholarship to pursue a degree from the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Würzburg.
A talented student, Ali procured in first place in the senior examination in medication and graduated in 1921. With a specialization in gynecology and pediatrics, she got back to Istanbul and altered her field when she opened her first clinic in 1923.
In addition to treating patients, Ali drove various significant associations like Süt Damlası (Milk Drop), which attempted to give instruction and medical services to moms and small kids. Focused on the power of education, Ali composed numerous books and in the long run instructed at the American College for Girls.
It is here she indeed impacted the world forever, this time as the primary female teacher to give medical education to ladies. A demonstration of Ali’s famous height in the medical field, she likewise addressed Turkey in various congresses across Europe.
Much Thank to you for inspiring people in the future of ladies to practice medication.