Ministry of defence Republic of Serbia
 
27.12.2018

Free rheumatic examinations at MMA



The Military Medical Academy organized, in cooperation with the daily newspaper “Politika”, free rheumatological examinations for all citizens interested. The examinations, which were scheduled through “Politika”, received great publicity.

Head of the Directorate of Military Medicine, Brigadier General and medical doctor Uglješa Jovičić commended the cooperation with “Politika” and said that citizens benefit the most from such initiatives. “The Military Medicine and its largest and most important element, the Military Medical Academy, are always happy to organize examinations of this kind as a manner of attracting attention to the necessity of raising the overall health culture. I am glad to hear from our patients that they are satisfied with the rheumatic examinations, organization and quality of the provided health services,” General Jovičić said.

Rheumatological examinations were organized based on the interest of readers of “Politika” for this type of specialist examination, and in order to alleviate the symptoms of the existing rheumatic diseases, which include pain and movement disturbances and, according to the research, more than 70 per cent of our population suffers from it.