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Year : 2015  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 1-6

Kasr Al Ainy, the story of a palace that became a medical school


Professor of Parasitology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt

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Nadia A El Dib
Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo
Egypt
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DOI: 10.4103/1687-4625.155653

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Kasr Al Ainy, the palace built by Ahmed Ibn Al Ainy, in the years (A.D.1466-1468) by the Nile shore in the area known till now as Mouth of Khalig. This palace played an important part in the history of Cairo and Egypt which extends till now. It was used as a governmental building, a Chateau, a military hospital and a primary school till the year 1837. Mohamed Ali Pasha introduced the European military system in Egypt and wanted to provide it with the medical aid. He assigned Dr. Clot Bey, from France to establish a medical school in Abu Za'abal to prepare doctors for the army in the year 1827. It was after 10 years that the medical school was transferred to Kasr Al Ainy as a medical school and hospital. Kasr Al Ainy witnessed all the changes that occurred in Egypt till now, serving all the Egyptians and non-Egyptians.


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