Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine officially opened the 10th Serbian Diaspora Medical Conference at the Hilton Hotel in Belgrade. This year’s Conference is being attended by more than 600 domestic doctors and more than 100 lecturers from 20 countries.

The two-day Conference is being held under the auspices of Their Royal Highnesses Crown Prince Alexander and Crown Princess Katherine, organized by the Foundation of HRH Crown Princess Katherine, with the support of the Ministry of Health, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Medical Chamber of Serbia, University of Belgrade Faculty of Medicine and the World Health Organization.

HRH Crown Prince Alexander greeted all present and thanked them for a great help and support to the traditional conference organized by Crown Princess Katherine and her Foundation. The official opening was attended by Mrs. Betty Roumeliotis, HRH Princess Katherine’s sister, Mr. Zlatibor Loncar, Serbian Minister of Health, Mr. Alen Šeranić, Minister of Health of Republika Srpska, members of the diplomatic corps, other distinguished guests as well as numerous lecturers and participants from Serbia and abroad.

“Serbia has a successful tradition in medical science, we have very good and quality doctors. In order to keep it that way, we need to further develop and promote this exchange of knowledge and experience among the doctors, said HRH Crown Princess Katherine in her greeting speech.

The tenth, jubilee “Serbian Diaspora Medical Conference” covers a wide range of fields of medicine, focusing on gynecology, lung cancer, genetics, obesity and diabetes, ophthalmology, cardiology and aging. The lecturers and moderators are the most prominent medical experts from Serbia and abroad – Mayo Clinic in Rochester (USA), University of Birmingham (UK), University Clinic in Basel (Switzerland), Mitera Hospital – Athens (Greece) Hernia Center in Munich (Germany), University Clinic in Vienna (Austria) etc.

The goal of the Conference is to improve cooperation between our doctors and experts in the field of medical science from the Diaspora with institutions and individuals that represent the pillars of quality of healthcare in Serbia, as well as networking the experts in the field of health care in the Republic of Serbia with the Serbian academic community in the diaspora.