9TH SERBIAN DIASPORA MEDICAL CONFERENCE OFFICIALLY OPENED

Ninth Serbian Diaspora Medical Conference

14/06/2018

Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine officially opened the 9th Serbian Diaspora Medical Conference at the Hyatt Hotel in Belgrade. This year’s Conference is being attended by more than 600 domestic doctors and more than 70 from 20 countries.

The two-day Conference is being held under the auspices of Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, organized by the Foundation of HRH Crown Princess Katherine and Lifeline Humanitarian Organization, with the support of the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Medical Chamber of Serbia, University of Belgrade Faculty of Medicine and the World Health Organization.

HRH Crown Prince Alexander greeted all present and thanked them for a great help and support to the traditional conference organized by Crown Princess Katherine and her Foundation. The official opening was attended by Prof. Vladimir Djukic, State Secretary of Ministry of Health, Dr. Milan Dinic, Director of the Medical Chamber of Serbia, Prof. Dr. Tanja Jovanovic, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, HE Mr. Kyle Scott, US Ambassador to Serbia, members of the Royal Medical Board, as well as numerous lecturers and participants from Serbia and abroad.

“This ninth conference is very important since it is a bridge for the transfer of knowledge and experience from dialogue in Serbia. I’m very glad that I see so many participants here today and I would like to thank all our partners who are helping us for all these years, hospitals abroad and of course my Foundation which I’m very proud of since just from the beginning of this year we delivered help to numerous institutions in the amount more than two million euros. My husband HRH Crown Prince Alexander and I will keep working in helping our hospitals and the health system. I hope to see you all next year for the jubilee of the Serbian Diaspora Medical Conference on 22 June 2019, said HRH Crown Princess Katherine in her speech.

The ninth “Serbian Diaspora Medical Conference” covers a wide range of fields of medicine, focusing on gynecology, lung cancer, genetics, obesity and diabetes, autism, cardiology and aging “Can we do something on time?”. The lecturers and moderators are the most prominent medical experts from Serbia and abroad – Rochester, Birmingham, Wurzburg, Bloomington, New York, Ljubljana etc.

The goal of the Conference is to improve cooperation between our doctors and experts in the field of medical science from the Diaspora with institutions and individuals that represent the pillars of quality of healthcare in Serbia, as well as networking the experts in the field of health care in the Republic of Serbia with the Serbian academic community in the diaspora.