Gerda Höjer was a nurse and the president of the Swedish Association of Nurses from 1945 to 1960. She was a member of the second chamber of the Riksdag (1949-1960) and she was focused on social issues, particularly health and medical care policy. She was awarded the Florence Nightingale Medal by the International Committee of the Red Cross after World War II, and was the President of the International Council of Nurses in 1947.
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