Annamma Joy


Born in Ranni-Karikulam, Pathanamthitta District, Kerala, India.
Youngest of nine siblings - six sisters and two brothers
Father: Idicula Varkey Powath
Mother: Saramma Varkey
Annamma has been married to her husband, Kochukunju Joy, since 20th August 1973.
Children: Prince (*18th June 1974) and Regina (*16th August 1977)

L.P. School (Karikulam) and Syrian Christian (S.C.) High School (Chellackadu), Ranni

Came to Germany as a trainee in the Nursing Service of the German Red Cross (DRK-Schwesternschaft Bonn) in 1967. After graduating as qualified nurse from the University Clinics (Universitäts-Kliniken) in Bonn-Venusberg served in various hospitals within the Clinics, such as:

Center for Internal Medicine (Allgemeine Innere Medizin)
Gynaecological Clinic (Frauenklinik)
Medical Outpatient Clinic (Medizinische Poliklinik)
Surgical Center (Chirurgischeklinik)
Neurological Center (Neurochirurgie)

The University Clinics, which is the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Bonn (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität) is one of the largest and most multifaceted institutions of higher education in Germany, with tradition dating back to 200 years. It has a student body numbering 38,000 and has an excellent reputation at home and abroad. For years, it has trained thousands of physician-scientists who have helped to shape the course of medical history. Through medical education, scientific research, and patient care, the Clinics continue to demonstrate its deep, abiding commitment to improvingthe human condition. The Clinics, with a capacity of 1.500 beds, provide superior medical education, outstanding research and innovative facilities; it consists of 30 Policlinics (clinical departments) in different disciplines.

German, English, Malayalam (Mother tongue)

Reading, Travelling.

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