In the modern era, the position of women in society and science is equivalent to men. Many women who have a profession that supposedly can only be occupied by men, such as in the military profession, technology, or in the health sciences.
In ancient civilizations, women had trouble getting a place to access knowledge. But not mean women can not record history. One of them in the health field. Many women who managed to study health sciences and materials become the first female doctor in the civilization of the world, in their respective territories.
Here are 5 female doctor first recorded in the civilized world, from Egypt, Greece, Rome, until the kingdom of Korea who had mastered the field of medicine in ancient civilizations.