Montenegro marks World Health Day 2016

WHO/Željko Bracanović-Kokos

Ms Mina Brajovic, Head of the WHO Country Office in Montenegro

The WHO Country Office in Montenegro, in cooperation with the Institute of Public Health and the Ministry of Health, held a joint event to mark World Health Day 2016. 70 participants from across the country, including Dr Mira Jovanovski Dasic, Deputy Minister of Health, Dr Boban Mugosa, Director of the Institute of Public Health, and Ms Mina Brajovic, Head of the WHO Country Office, attended the event.

The aim of this event was to increase knowledge about the prevention of diabetes, the role of counselling units and access to treatment. A report on the population affected by diabetes was presented during the event. The WHO Country Office also gave a quiz on diabetes to the participants. Posters provided by WHO/Europe were used for this event and in health care facilities throughout Montenegro.