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Jane Mpologoma Nabanakulya
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Mercedes Chacón Porras
Mercedes Chacón Porras (1896-1963) was the first obstetrical nurse in Costa Rica and spread health care to rural communities throughout the country.
Anna "Nan" Elizabeth Schofield (February 23, 1913 – April 26 2007) was one of the first Australian Army nurses to serve in the Middle East during World War II.
Lorelei DeCora Means
Lorelei DeCora Means, born Lorelei De Cora, is the name of a Native American nurse and civil rights activist.
Cleopatra White (1898-1987) was a Belizean nurse, social worker and community leader.
Kirkina Mucko also known as Elizabeth Mukko, (1890-1970) was a Canadian Inuit nurse and midwife.
Sylva Macharová (1893-1968) was a Czech nurse who was one of the first trained nurses in Prague.
Susie King Taylor (August 6, 1848 – October 6, 1912) was the first Black Army nurse.
Emily Elizabeth Parsons
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Susie Walking Bear Yellowtail
Susie Walking Bear Yellowtail (1903-1981) (Crow-Sioux) was the first Crow and one of the first Native Americans to graduate as a registered nurse in the United States.
Edith Emerald Johns
Edith Emerald Johns (Winnebago name: Patche-Ka-Danga) also Edith Big Fire Johns (1915–1999) Winnebago-Nez Perce was a nurse and community leader in the Chicago area in the mid-20th century.
Rosita Beatrice Missick-Butterfield
Rosita Beatrice Missick-Butterfield, MBE (14 November 1936 – 10 January 2015) was a Turks and Caicos Islander who served as the first woman Member of Parliament and Speaker of the House of Assembly of the Turks and Caicos Islands.
Vivian Wilhelmina Myvett Seay (1881–1971) was a British Honduran nurse, social reformer and activist.
María Currea Manrique
María Currea Manrique (28 May 1890 – 23 May 1985) was a Colombian feminist, suffragist, politician, nurse and journalist.