CROWN PRINCESS KATHERINE’S HUMANITARIAN DELIVERIES IN
Belgrade, 6 May 2008 – Her Royal Highness
Crown Princess Katherine visited today the City of Novi Sad where she
delivered medical equipment to several health institutions. Crown Princess
Katherine also officially opened the
Olymp private clinic.
The Crown Princess then visited the town of Selenca where she toured an
organic food company.
At the Clinical Centre of Vojvodina, the Clinic for
Neurology, Crown Princess Katherine delivered ten hydraulic hospital beds
and hospital tables, a donation of Lifeline Chicago in cooperation with
Northwestern Memorial Hospital: Prentice Women's
Hospital in Chicago, Illinois, United States of America. These
beds were imported to Serbia thanks to the unselfish help of the following
companies: Dontrade, Société Generale, Raiffeisen, AIK Nis Bank and Alpine
that once again supported the HRH Crown Princess Katherine Foundation.
“Thanks to the great support of our donors we are able to
deliver these beds today. Since December 2007, we have delivered around 200
beds to hospitals in Serbia. As always, my Foundation will continue the
effort to acquire vital equipment”, Crown Princess Katherine said.
Crown Princess Katherine also visited the Faculty of
Medicine in Novi Sad, and the Clinic for Gynaecology and Obstetrics where
she delivered a gas analyzer, donation of Lifeline Hellas. After that, Her
Royal Highness officially opened the
Olymp, a private clinic for aesthetic
plastic surgery. During the opening ceremony, Crown Princess Katherine
emphasized her gratitude to this clinic since its doctors have agreed to
perform ten surgeries every month on the children with nose and ear
deformities. This project will be developed in coordination with the HRH
Crown Princess Katherine Foundation.
Today’s visits concluded with a tour of the organic food
factory in the town of Selenca.