Nursing During the Philippine Revolution
wife of Jose Rizal- installed a field hospital inan estate house in Tejeros; provided nursing care to the woundednight and day
Rosa Sevilla de Alvero
- converted their house into quarters for theFilipino soldiers; during the Philippine-American War that brokeout in 1899
Dona Hilaria de Aguinaldo
- wife of Emilio Aguinaldo; organizedthat Filipino Red Cross under the inspiration of Mabini
Dona Maria Agoncillo de Aguinaldo
- second wife of EmilioAguinaldo; provided nursing care to Filipino soldiers during therevolution, President of the Filipino Red Cross branch in Batangas
Melchora Aquino (Tandang Sora)
–nursed the wounded Filipinosoldiers and gave them shelter and food
– a revolutionary leader in Nueva Ecija; providednursing care to the wounded when not in combat
- revolutionary leader in Laguna, also provided nursing services to her troops
“Ina ng Biak-na-Bato”)
- stayed in the hospitalat Biak na Bato to care for wounded soldiers
Hospitals and Schools of NursingIloilo Mission Hospital School of Nursing
(Iloilo City, 1906)It was ran by the Baptist Foreign Mission Society of America.
Miss Rose Nicolet
, a graduate of New England Hospital for Women andChildren in Boston, Massachusetts was the first superintendent for nurses. Itmoved from its present location to Jaro Road, Iloilo City in 1929. Miss FloraErnst, an American nurse, took charge of the school in 1942. In April 1944graduate nurses took the first Nurses Board Examination at the Iloilo MissionHospital.
Saint Paul’s Hospital School of Nursing
(Manila, 1907)The hospital was established by the Archbishop of Manila,Jeremiah Harty under the supervision of the Sisters of St. Paul de Chartreslocated in Intramuros. It provided general hospital services. It opened itstraining school for nurses in 1908, with Mother Melanie as superintendent andMiss Chambers as Principal.