Her Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden Visits the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control.

silviaHer Majesty Queen Silvia of Sweden visited the European Center for Disease Prevention and Control (ECDC) in Stockholm on February 5, 2013.

Upon her arrival, according to the official website for the ECDC, Her Majesty was warmly greeted by ECDC director, Mr. Marc Sprenger who:

 “…introduced Queen Silvia to the work of the Centre on its mission to strengthen Europe’s defenses against communicable diseases. [During the] Mr. Sprenger presented an overview of the Core Activities of the Centre, ranging from disease surveillance and outbreak response to scientific advice and training.”

Her Majesty was also given a tour of the ECDC’s Emergency Operations Center as well as met with “…experts from the different ECDC disease programs who provided insights to the ECDC’s  work on childhood immunization, HIV, antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections.”

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