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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Day 1 highlights: RC68 opens

“Health investment is the smartest investment – it pays off,” said WHO Regional Director for Europe Dr Zsuzsanna Jakab in her opening address on the first day of the 68th session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe. This was a common theme also raised by the WHO Director-General and delegates alike.This year's programme also integrates a series of initiatives, including regular active breaks to ensure this session is a healthy one.

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 for World Antibiotic Awareness Week (WAAW) 2018

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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