ISSN 2409-5834

The Pokrovskaya (Novoladozhskaya) Society of Russian Red Cross Rural Nurses in the service of zemstvo medicine in the late 19th to early 20th centuries

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Igor V. Karpenko, Dmitry V. Gavryuchenkov, Maria S. Sergeeva, Galina N. Volovchenko


The article deals with the activities of the Pokrovskaya (Novoladozhskaya) rural society of nurses in Russia at the turn of the 19th to 20th centuries. The beginning of nursing societies can be traced to 1844, when the first Holy Trinity Sisters of Mercy Society was established in St. Petersburg. Similar nursing societies appeared in almost every provincial city in Russia during the second half of the 19th century

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