HRH CROWN PRINCESS KATHERINE VISITS CHILDREN’S
HOSPITALS FOR UPCOMING EASTER HOLIDAYS
Belgrade, 14 April 2009 – Her Royal Highness
Crown Princess Katherine traditionally visited the children’s
department at the Institute of Oncology, University Children’s
Hospital and Institute for Mother and Child in Belgrade for the
forthcoming Easter holidays and delivered presents to the young
Prof. Dr. Nenad Borojevic, director and Dr. Zoran
Bekic, the chief of children’s department at the Institute of
Oncology welcomed HRH Crown Princess Katherine and briefed her about
the situation in this institution. Crown Princess Katherine then
visited a children’s department where 10 boys and 10 girls age 3 to
18 are receiving treatment and delivered presents and spent time
with the patients and parents.
HRH Crown Princess Katherine the visited the
University Children’s Hospital in Tirsova where she was welcomed by
Dr Milan Djukic, Director of the Clinic and Prof. Dr. Ida Jovanovic,
chief of the cardiology department. Crown Princess Katherine
delivered presents to the children in the Cardiology department, and
wished the young patients Happy Easter and a swift recovery. Crown
Princess Katherine was accompanied by members of King’s Youth, who
delivered Easter presents to patients at Haemodialysis department.
HRH Crown Princess Katherine also visited the
Institute for Mother and Child in New Belgrade, where Prim. Dr.
Dragutin Trickovic, director of the Institute welcomed her. Crown
Princess Katherine the visited a department with 30 children, wished
them Happy Easter and a speedy recovery, and delivered presents to
all the children.
Visits to hospitals are part of the traditional
humanitarian activities organized by Their Royal Highnesses Crown
Prince Alexander, Crown Princess Katherine and Crown Princess
Katherine’s Foundation for the Easter holidays.