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Serbia’s Crown Prince Couple donates medical supplies to more hospitals


Royal Palace Belgrade

Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia delivered a new cardiotocography machine worth 4,100 Euros and 10 Striker electric beds worth 27,000 Euros to the Clinical Center in Zemun, Serbia, this week. This is the latest of their donations to Serbian hospitals this summer.

“Last year a donation of 500,000 Euros was provided to Zemun hospital. It is proof of excellent cooperation with Zemun hospital we established. My husband, my family and I are committed to helping Zemun Clinical Center and Serbian healthcare whenever we can“, said Crown Princess Katherine in her speech.

Royal Palace Belgrade

Following the delivery to Zemun Clinical Center, the royal couple visited the Clinical Centre in Zvezdara and delivered a new Cardiotocography machine worth 4,100 Euros and 5 Stryker electric beds for intensive medical care worth 13,750 Euros. Total value of the donations to the Clinical Hospital Centre Zemun, Obstetrics and Gynaecology Clinic Narodni Front Belgrade and Clinical Hospital Centre Zvezdara is more than 81.000 Euro.

“This hospital, also known as “The City hospital” is of vital importance for Belgrade and Serbia. Medical professionals here practice very advanced procedures and I am always glad to support you”, said the Crown Pricness during her visit to the Zemun Clinical Center.

Crown Princess Katherine has been helping and providing necessary medical equipment to Serbia for more than two decades. Last year, the Serbian Crown Prince Couple held a series of charity events throughout Canada.  For her dedication to charitable work, the Crown Princess received the Pope Francis Award for Charity and Leadership.

In 1993, Crown Princess Katherine founded the Lifeline Humanitarian Organisation which currently has offices in Chicago, New York, Toronto, London and Athens. This organisation, together with the HRH Crown Princess Katherine Foundation, works to collect money for medical equipment that has been delivered to numerous hospitals in Serbia.

If you want to read more about the HRH Crown Princess Katherine Foundation and the Lifeline Humanitarian Organisation, you can do so here.



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Senior Europe Correspondent Oskar Aanmoen has a master in military and political history of the Nordic countries. He has written five books on historical subjects and more than 700 articles for Royal Central. He has also interview both Serbian and Norwegian royals. Aanmoen is based in Oslo, Norway.