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DanmarkFranziska Dittmann                     www.merkur-online.de
Outline   Introduction       Kingdom of Denmark       Background   Main Part       History       Government       E...
Kingdom of Denmark   The Kingdom of Denmark consists of:        Denmark        Greenland        Faroe   Islands       ...
www.stepmap.de
Greenland and the Faroe Islands   Belong to the Kingdom of Denmark, but are    no members of the EU   Official language:...
Denmark   Denmark itself consists of the peninsula    Jylland and about 400 islands   82 of these islands are inhabited...
Background   Joines EU: 1973   Land area: 42 434 sq km   Population: 5 543 453 inhabitants   Capital: Copenhagen   Et...
History   Between the 8th and 11th Century the    Danes, the Swedes and the Norwegians    were known as the Vikings   18...
Öresund
Government   Constitutional Monarchy       Chief of state:     Queen Margrethe II                            (since 1972...
EconomicsThe major manufacturing sectors are:     Agriculture     Fishing     Tourism
icelebz.com, sciencephoto.com, unsoliciteddrivel.com, tutsi.de
Food
Public Health Nutrition   Interface between health- and food    sciences   Central point: prevention   Changing the liv...
Problem overweight and obesity   Worldwide obesity has more than doubled    since 1980   Overweight and obesity are the ...
What causes overweight?   Energy imbalance:   Increased intake of energy-dense foods-    high in fat, salt and sugars bu...
Causes of overweight   Cardiovascular diseases (leading cause of    death 2008)   Diabetes   Musculoskeletal disorders...
How can overweight be prevented?   Supportive environments are fundamental    in shaping people’s choices, making the    ...
Projects in DK to prevent obesity   The National authority of Health came up    with several campaigns such as:       "M...
Recently implemented campaigns   Fat tax (October 2011)       2,15 Euros/kg saturated fatty acids       Better achievem...
Summary   Constitutional monarchy   Denmark joins the EU since 1973   They have major economics in tourism,    fishing,...
Questions???
   Denmark.dk, die offizielle Website von Dänemark (2007): „Geschichte“, URL:    http://www.denmark.dk/de/menu/UberDanema...
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  1. 1. DanmarkFranziska Dittmann www.merkur-online.de
  2. 2. Outline Introduction  Kingdom of Denmark  Background Main Part  History  Government  Economics  Famous Danes  Food  Public Health Nutrition  Health Initiatives Summary
  3. 3. Kingdom of Denmark The Kingdom of Denmark consists of:  Denmark  Greenland  Faroe Islands www.flaggen-server.de
  4. 4. www.stepmap.de
  5. 5. Greenland and the Faroe Islands Belong to the Kingdom of Denmark, but are no members of the EU Official language: danish, faroese, greenlandic Mainly live of fishing and tourism
  6. 6. Denmark Denmark itself consists of the peninsula Jylland and about 400 islands 82 of these islands are inhabited The 2 biggest of these islands are Fyn and Sealand
  7. 7. Background Joines EU: 1973 Land area: 42 434 sq km Population: 5 543 453 inhabitants Capital: Copenhagen Ethnic groups: Scandinavian, Inuit, Faroese, German, Turkish, Iranian, Somali Languages: Danish, Faroese, Greenlandic, German Religion: Evangelical Lutheran 95%, other Christian 3%, Muslim 2% Currency: Danish Crowns
  8. 8. History Between the 8th and 11th Century the Danes, the Swedes and the Norwegians were known as the Vikings 1864 Denmark lost 2/5 of their land in the 2nd war of Schleswig 1949 Denmark joins the NATO 1973 Denmark joins the European Union 2000 Öresund bridge www.bilderblog.org
  9. 9. Öresund
  10. 10. Government Constitutional Monarchy  Chief of state: Queen Margrethe II (since 1972)  Head of government: Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt (since 2011)
  11. 11. EconomicsThe major manufacturing sectors are:  Agriculture  Fishing  Tourism
  12. 12. icelebz.com, sciencephoto.com, unsoliciteddrivel.com, tutsi.de
  13. 13. Food
  14. 14. Public Health Nutrition Interface between health- and food sciences Central point: prevention Changing the living conditions Focuses on the society- not on individuals Focus on nutrition related diseases:  Adiposity  Osteoporosis  Tumors  Koronary heart diseases  Diabetes
  15. 15. Problem overweight and obesity Worldwide obesity has more than doubled since 1980 Overweight and obesity are the fifth leading risk for global deaths On average people with obesity die 8- 10 years earlier than people with normal weight Overweight and obesity are preventable
  16. 16. What causes overweight? Energy imbalance: Increased intake of energy-dense foods- high in fat, salt and sugars but low in vitamins, minerals and other micronutrients Decrease in physical activity
  17. 17. Causes of overweight Cardiovascular diseases (leading cause of death 2008) Diabetes Musculoskeletal disorders Cancers (endometrial, breast, and colon)
  18. 18. How can overweight be prevented? Supportive environments are fundamental in shaping people’s choices, making the healthier choice of foods and regular physical activity the easiest choice Access to a healthy lifestyle The food industry
  19. 19. Projects in DK to prevent obesity The National authority of Health came up with several campaigns such as:  "Move it 30 minutes a day"  "Move it 60 minutes a day“  “Moving on prescription"
  20. 20. Recently implemented campaigns Fat tax (October 2011)  2,15 Euros/kg saturated fatty acids  Better achievement of people with a low social status Food labeling (keyhole symbol)  Foods with higher proportion of fiber, less fat, sugar and salt are labeled  Voluntary  Easier to identify the healthier foods
  21. 21. Summary Constitutional monarchy Denmark joins the EU since 1973 They have major economics in tourism, fishing, shipbuilding and agriculture Danes enjoy among the highest standards of living in the world They suffer less from overweight than the average in OECD The government does a lot for the health of people (programs, health system, high governmental support)
  22. 22. Questions???
  23. 23.  Denmark.dk, die offizielle Website von Dänemark (2007): „Geschichte“, URL: http://www.denmark.dk/de/menu/UberDanemark/Geschichte/ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) (2012): “The World Factobook, Denmark“, URL: https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/geos/da.html Europa, das Portal der Europäischen Union ( ): „Dänemark“, URL: http://europa.eu/about-eu/countries/member-countries/denmark/index_de.htm Zeit online (2011): „Erste Fettsteuer der Welt eingeführt“ URL: http://www.zeit.de/lebensart/essen-trinken/2011-10/daenemark-fett-steuer Wonderful Denmark, the ultimate Denmark site: „Famous Danes“ URL: http://www.wonderful-denmark.com/famous-danes-2.html Gesundheitsberichterstattung des Bundes (2003): „Heft 16, Abbildung 2:Anteil der Männer und Frauen mit Übergewicht [Gesundheitsberichterstattung - Themenhefte, August 2003] „URL: https://www.gbe- bund.de/gbe10/abrechnung.prc_abr_test_logon? p_uid=gasts&p_aid=&p_knoten=FID&p_sprache=D&p_suchstring=8425::Adipositas World Health Organization (WHO) (2011): “Fact sheet Nr. 311; Obesity and overweight” URL: http://www.who.int/mediacentre/factsheets/fs311/en/index.html Organisation für Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit und Entwicklung (2010): „Volkskrankheit Fettleibigkeit – gemeinsame Strategie von Staat und Wirtschaft notwendig“ URL: http://www.oecd.org/document/20/0,3746,de_34968570_35008930_46062164_1_1_1_1,00.html Organisation für Wirtschaftliche Zusammenarbeit (2004): „Overweight and Obese“, URL: http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/46/48/37964873.pdf, http://www.oecd.org/dataoecd/46/48/37964873.pdf World Health Organization (): „The challenge of obesity in the WHO European Region and the strategies for response- summary“, URL: http://www.euro.who.int/__data/assets/pdf_file/0008/98243/E89858.pdf Ministry of the Interior and Health (2003): „Healthy throughout Life – the targets and strategies for public health policy of the Government of Denmark, 2002–2010.”, Ministry of the Interior and Health, Denmark Ministerium für Ernährung, Landwirtschaft und Fischerei (2010): „The Keyhole symbol.“, http://www.noeglehullet.dk/services/English/forside.htm (20.02.2011) Theobald, Anne, Wörz, Markus (2007): „Fallstudie Dänemark.“, in: Weinbrenner, Susanne, Wörz, Markus, Busse, Reinhard (2007): „Gesundheitsförderung im europäischen Vergleich.“, KomPart Verlagsgesellschaft Wirtschaftskammer Österreich (WKO) (2005): „BIP pro Kopf 2005“, URL: http://wko.at/statistik/wgraf/wk2006_33bip.htm Auswärtiges Amt (2012): „Dänemark“, URL: http://www.auswaertiges- amt.de/DE/Laenderinformationen/Daenemark/VertretungenDaenemark_node.html
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