Today’s Doodle celebrates Margaret Lin Xavier (Lin Srivisarnvaja)


The present Doodle observes Margaret Lin Xavier, broadly thought about Thailand’s first female specialist, on her 122nd birthday. A long time comparatively radical, the clinical pioneer opened her own facility during the 1920s to give quality consideration to those out of luck.

Xavier was conceived on this day in 1898 in Bangkok, where her dad held an administration position in remote issues. At the point when his work required a transition to Europe, she went along with him to seek after a training in London. She in the long run earned a clinical degree from the London School of Medicine for Women and afterward came back to Thailand in 1924.

At only 26 years of age, Dr. Lin turned into the primary Thai lady to gain a clinical degree and practice in the nation when she was acknowledged to fill in as an obstetrician for the Thai Red Cross, Chulalongkorn Hospital, and a Ministry of Public Health clinical office.

She before long got authorization from the Thai Red Cross to open her own private facility with her sister, Chan Xavier, a drug specialist who was additionally prepared in England. Dr. Lin offered types of assistance in obstetrics and gynecology, and she treated for nothing a significant number of the individuals who couldn’t manage the cost of her consideration.

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