The King holds an audience with Amref Flying Doctors

The King received Maria Lannér and Sofia Heilborn from Amref Flying Doctors.

The King received Maria Lannér and Sofia Heilborn from Amref Flying Doctors. Photo: Henrik Garlöv/The Royal Court of Sweden

On Tuesday 3 March, The King held an audience with Maria Lannér and Sofia Heilborn from Amref Flying Doctors.

During the audience, The King learnt about Amref Flying Doctors' operations.

Amref Flying Doctors works for better health in Africa. The organisation is headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, and focuses on preventive healthcare and training local health workers.

Amref Flying Doctors was founded in 1957 in Kenya. Its Swedish operations were launched in 1976 to support people in need in Africa.

HM The King has been patron of Amref Flying Doctors since the 1980s.