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Persecution and martyrdom of nurses in selected regions of Asia during the period 1900-1978 - Part 2

S.A. Pera
Curationis | Vol 14, No 3 | a333 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/curationis.v14i3.333 | © 1991 S.A. Pera | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 26 September 1991 | Published: 26 September 1991

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S.A. Pera,, South Africa

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The persecution and martyrdom of nurses identified in selected regions in Asia since the beginning of the twentieth century is discussed Many missionary workers lost their lives in China during the Boxer rebellion in 1900. The persecution and martyrdom suffered by nurses working in China at the time is described followed by an account of the events which led to the deaths of nurses working in Korea, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and East Pakistan during the early and latter half of the twentieth century.


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