ROYAL COUPLE ATTEND OPENING OF 3rd SERBIAN SOCIETY OF HYPERTENSION INTERNATIONAL MEETING
Belgrade, 25 February 2012 – Their Royal Highness Crown Prince Alexander II and Crown Princess Katherine attended tonight the official opening ceremony of 3rd Serbian Society of Hypertension International Meeting at Hotel Continental in Belgrade. Their Royal Highnesses are patrons of this major medical event in Serbia, that gathered over 1000 doctors from Serbia and abroad, with 110 lecturers from Serbia and 30 guest lecturers from Europe and the United States of America. The congress is being held under auspices of the European Society for Hypertension (ESH) and the International Society for Hypertension (ISH).
Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Katherine officially opened the Congress and in her address she emphasized: “I would like to praise the organizing committee and all who participated in preparing this event for their hard work. This important congress presents an excellent opportunity to display the latest results in the broad field of hypertension research as well as to exchange ideas and experience. I am certain that the conclusions and recommendations from this congress will aid further development in all aspects related to hypertension as well as improving the level of health services, for the ultimate benefit of our citizens and health professionals alike”.
The programme of this congress will include a broad range of topics, including epidemiology of hypertension, the role of the nervous system in hypertension, kidney and hypertension, hypertension and obesity, risk factor management, endocrine hypertension, large blood vessels and hypertension, metabolic syndrome.
Congress is being held at the Hotel Continental in Belgrade from February 25 to February 28, 2012.