Tuma Jibrael Hindu was a doctor and researcher from the city of Zakho in Dahuk, Iraq. He received his elementary education in Mosul, graduated from Dar al-Mualimeen and became a teacher. He later joined the faculty of medicine and served as a doctor in several hospitals throughout Iraq. After his retirement, Hindu worked as an expert at the World Health Organization in Cairo to fight Malaria. He was a member of several local and international medical institutions, including the head of the Sayedat al-Najat (Salvation Lady) organization in Baghdad. Hindu laid down the scientific principles of the fight against endemic diseases and was an important medical teacher in his field.