Serbian Association of Geriatricians and Gerontologists

About us

The Serbian Association of Geriatricians and Gerontologists was founded in December 2007 with an intention to improve and affirm professional work of geriatricians and gerontologists, and thereby improve the quality of treatment and life of elderly.

The Serbian Association of Geriatricians and Gerontologists is an umbrella group for professionals and experts from the field of geriatrics and gerontology. It includes all disciplines in the field, from architecture to medicine. The majority of members are geriatricians (physicians who treat elderly) and gerontologists (scientific researchers of ageing). Other members are persons who are professionally involved in the care of elderly.

President of the Association, Professor Mladen Davidovic, is a geriatrician and the head of Department of Gerontology at the Medical School, University of Belgrade.

Aims

  • Education of healthcare professionals and assistants in the field of geriatrics and gerontology
  • Promotion of professional work in the field
  • Improvement in quality of healthcare service to the elderly
  • Inclusion and association of Serbian professionals in the field with other experts from Europe and worldwide.

Mission

  • Creation of positive image of aged and ageing in the public
  • Eradicating age discrimination
  • Encouraging elderly people to pursue more active life
  • Establishing conditions for intergenerational agreement

Serbian Association of Geriatricians and Gerontologists organises courses and seminars in gerontology and geriatrics for all interested audience

Contact

Serbian Association of Geriatricians and Gerontologists
Preševska 31
11000 Belgrade
Serbia
Tel/fax: +381 11 2417094
E-mail: uggsrbije@gmail.com