The Royal College of Surgeons awards in the name of Hazrat Rufaida Aslami

Saidatuna Rufaida Al-Aslamia (رضئ اللہ تعالی عنہ) – Aal-e-Qutub ...

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland awards one student with a prize in the name of Hazrat Rufaida Aslami Radiallahu Ta’la Anhaa, and very few are aware of it…

Hazrat Rufaida Aslami Radiallahu Ta’la Anhaa was an Islamic medical and social worker recognized as the first female Muslim nurse and the first female surgeon in Islam.

Among the first people in Madina to accept Islam, Hazrat Rufaida Aslami Radiallahu Ta’la Anhaa was born into the Bani Aslam tribe of the Kazraj tribe in Madina, and initially gained fame for her contribution with other Ansar women who welcomed the HUZUR SALLAALLAAHU ALAIHI WA SALLAAM, on arrival in Madina.

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Hazrat Rufaida Aslami Radiallahu Ta’la Anhaa is depicted as a kind, empathetic nurse and a good organizer. With her clinical skills, she trained other women, Including the famous female companions of HUZUR SALLAALLAAHU ALAIHI WA SALLAAM, Hazrat Ayesha Radiallahu Ta’la Anhaa, to be nurses and to work in the area of health care. She also worked as a social worker, helping to solve social problems associated with the disease. In addition, she assisted children in need and took in orphans, and helped the poor.

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Born into a family with strong ties to the medical community, Hazrat Rufaida Aslami Radiallahu Ta’la Anhaa ‘s father, Sa`ad Al Aslami, was a physician and mentor under whom Hazrat Rufaida Aslami Radiallahu Ta’la Anhaa initially obtained clinical experience. Devoting herself to nursing and taking care of sick people, Hazrat Rufaida Aslami Radiallahu Ta’la Anhaa became an expert healer. Although not given responsibilities held solely by men such as surgeries and amputations, Hazrat Rufaida Aslami Radiallahu Ta’la Anhaa practiced her skills in field hospitals in her tent during many battles as HUZUR SALLAALLAAHU ALAIHI WA SALLAAM used to order all casualties to be carried to her tent so that she might treat them with medical expertise. It has also been documented that Hazrat Rufaida Aslami Radiallahu Ta’la Anhaa provided care to injured soldiers during the jihad, as well as providing shelter from the wind and heat of the harsh desert for the dying.

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