Dr Nina Pejović Mandić
Dr Nina attended elementary and secondary school in Podgorica, and graduated in the US(Portland, Oregon). She graduated from the medical school in Zagreb, Croatia, and specialized in pediatrics at the University Children’s Hospital – Belgrade, Serbia. She worked at the Institute of Child Diseases of the Clinical Center of Montenegro until the founding of Doktorica Mica with Dr Vjera.
On three occasions she stayed in Austria, Salzburg for short training, organized by the American Austrian Foundation. She attends the European Pediatric congress once a year.
Dr Nina is a member of a Board of directors of the Association of Pediatrics of Montenegro.
She was a member of the National Interdisciplinary Commission for the more rational use of antibiotics. She served as medical adviser in the projects of the humanitarian organization INTERSOS and in UNICEF.
Public health work:
- Training of nurses in kindergartens with the Small Pediatric School.
- Visiting kindergartens in Podgorica and talking to parents about reducing antibiotic use.
- Going to schools and kindergartens on several occasions and talking to children about healthy lifestyles.
Mother of Radoš, Andrija and Ana.
Dr Vjera Janković
Dr. Vjera attended elementary and secondary school in Podgorica. She graduated from the Medical School and specialized in pediatrics in Belgrade, Serbia, at the University of Children’s Clinic. She worked at the Health Center Podgorica until the founding of Doktorica Mica with Dr Nina.
In the organization of the American-Austrian Foundation, she stayed in Austria in Salzburg for training. She attends the European Pediatric congress once a year.
With UNICEF’s “10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding”, she was an educator for healthcare professionals throughout Montenegro. Also, under the program to promote breastfeeding by the Parents’ Association she trained volunteer mothers in breastfeeding help. She is a member of the Management Board of the Parents’ Association in Montenegro.
Public health work:
- Training nurses in kindergartens within the Small Pediatric School.
- Through her media engagement she contributes to the health education of parents.
Mother of Danilo and Filip.