Transgender Health Care in Europe: Serbia

Background

Multidisciplinary clinical practice in transgender filed in Serbia evolved in 1985 at Belgrade Medical Faculty. From the very beginning it involved psychiatrist, endocrinologist and surgeons. This pioneer’s work started in... [ view full abstract ]

Aim(s)

The aim of this paper is to present comprehensive transgender clinical care according to the WPATH guidelines of Standards of Care provided by the Belgrade Gender Team. [ view full abstract ]

Main Outcome Measures

Comprehensive transgender health care and sex-reassignment surgery (SRS) for medical reasons is covered by health care system in Serbia from 2012. Serbian Ministry of Health has authorised two psychiatric clinics for... [ view full abstract ]

Methods

Number of transgender persons in Serbia that have approached to Belgrade Gender Team have increased in previous years. Each year it increases 50%, while sex ratio also have changed from equal ratio in the mid of 1980-ies to... [ view full abstract ]

Results

Beside clinical care of transgender persons /Belgrade Gender Team has close collaboration with Serbian Center for Promotion of LGBT Human Rights (Gayten-LGBT, Egal). Collaboration with European colleagues as external partners... [ view full abstract ]

Conclusion

One of the main future efforts of our Team will be focus on establishment and incorporation of healthcare for gender incongruent children. [ view full abstract ]

Authors

Dragana Duisin (Belgrade gender dysphoria team), Borko Stojanović (University Children’s Hospital), Vladimir Kojovic (Belgrade Gender Team, Mother and Child Health Care Institute of Serbia "Dr Vukan Cupic"), Marta Bizic (Belgrade Gender Team, Urology Department of University Children's Hospital and Belgrade Center for Genital Reconstructive Surgery School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia), Svetlana Vujovic (Clinic of endocrinology, diabetes and diseases of metabolism, Clinical Center of Serbia, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia), Miroslav Djordjevic (University of Belgrade), Jasmina Barisic (Cabinet for Transgender states, Clinic for Psychiatry Clinical Center of Serbia, School of Medicine, University of Belgrade, Serbia.)

Topic Area

Oral & Poster Topics: Plenary

Session

PLS-3 » Plenary Session III: Transgender Health Care in Europe (09:00 - Friday, 7th April, Pacific)

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