Florence Nightingle - a lady with the light. A symbol of mercy

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In the history of medicine there are many famous personalities whose life has been attracting the attention of people for many centuries. One of these famouse figures is Florence Nightingale. The year 2020 is very special in this connection: due to the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, 2020 has been declared by the World Health Organization (WHO) as the International Year of Nursing and Midwifery Services. In this article, the authors will consider the biography, achievements, activities and interesting facts from the life of Florence Nightingale.

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T. Gennad'evna Snegireva

Russian University of people’s friendship

N. Grigor'evna Kostcova

Russian University of people’s friendship


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