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Serbia’s Crown Prince Couple host important medical conference


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Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia have officially opened the 11th Serbian Diaspora Medical Conference at the White Palace.

This year’s conference, which started on June 17th 2021, was followed online by more than 1.000 doctors, with the participation of eminent lecturers from abroad and the Balkan-region.

The two-day conference is held under the patronage of the Crown Prince and Princess and organized by HRH Crown Princess Katherine Foundation, with the support of the Serbian Ministry of Health, the Medical Chamber of Serbia, the World Health Organization, the Medical Faculty of the University of Belgrade, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Royal Medical Board. The Eleventh Serbian Diaspora Medical Conference covers a wide range of areas that affect health and social care with special reference to COVID–19 as well as experience and knowledge gained in the fight against this virus.

The conference was formally opened by the addresses from Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine who greeted the participants, as well as all those present at the opening ceremony, and thanked them for their help and support at this conference.

During her speech the Crown Princess said: “This eleventh Conference is of great importance. We have managed to organize it online, despite the difficult conditions due to COVID-19 pandemic. Although online, we have gathered eminent doctors, from abroad and the region. I would like to take this opportunity to thank all the doctors from our country and around the world, as well as all medical professionals, for their selfless struggle and great courage. This conference is in gratitude to them. We remain persistent in creating conditions in which valuable knowledge and experiences are exchanged.”

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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.