Her Royal Highness, The Crown Princess of Denmark

“Health is our most precious possession and its protection and promotion is fundamental to the health and well-being of our societies. As Patron of the WHO Regional Office for Europe, my role is to advocate for and raise awareness of health and health-related issues”

Her Royal Highness, The Crown Princess of Denmark

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The Crown Princess of Denmark, WHO/Europe Patron, receives WHO Medal

On 23 February 2017, WHO Director-General Dr Margaret Chan presented Her Royal Highness The Crown Princess of Denmark with a WHO Medal in recognition of her commendable contributions to global health. The Crown Princess became Patron of WHO/Europe in 2005. Since that time, she has actively advocated for WHO’s work in a number of areas, most notably maternal, child and adolescent health.

Activities as Patron

In 2005, Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark became Patron of WHO/Europe

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Video statement by Her Royal Highness Crown Princess Mary of Denmark, Patron of the WHO Regional Office for Europe for European Immunization Week (EIW) 2017

Speeches and statements

As Patron of WHO/Europe, Crown Princess Mary is a unique and valuable advocate for the health of the 890 million people in the WHO European Region.

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