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The first general hospital of Baghdad

Hussain Al-Sardar England, UK   In 1872, Midhat Pasha ,the governor of Baghdad, noticed the high prevalence of disease among the city’s population as well as the abuse of patients by conjurers, quibblers and equivocators. He built the first hospital in the city on the Al kargh side of the river Tigris, which divides the […]