The Austrian Story:
Experiences in
Nutrition and Physical
Activity
Pamela Rendi-Wagner
Director General for Public Health
...
“Health is a state of complete physical,
mental and social well-being and not
merely the absence of disease or infirmity.”...
Health Targets for Austria
www.gesundheitsziele-oesterreich.at
HEALTH TARGETS
FOR AUSTRIA
Guiding principles:
• Health det...
Health Targets for Austria
www.gesundheitsziele-oesterreich.at
Health Targets for Austria
www.gesundheitsziele-oesterreich.at
The Austrian Preventative
Healthcare Strategy - „Nutrition“
11.5 million Euro for nutrition
• Quality assured, good practi...
National Nutrition Action Plan
http://bmg.gv.at/home/Schwerpunkte/Ernaehrung/
• Horizontal HIAP strategy
• Reduction of un...
Austrian National Salt Reduction Initiative
• 80% salt intake by prepared food
• 220 companies part of initiative
• 15% re...
Healthy Eating from the Start
www.richtigessenvonanfangan.at
• Target group: pregnant, breast-feeding women, children up t...
„Our School Cafeteria“
http://unserschulbuffet.at
185.000
National Action Plan
Physical Activity www.napbewegung.at
• HIAP: MoH, MoS,
stakeholder dialogue
• Based on WHO
recommenda...
Austrian Activities:
Information Points
• Austrian Nutrition Action Plan/Trans Fatty Acids Regulation 1st floor
• Austrian...
Thank you
HEALTH TARGETS
FOR AUSTRIA
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Presented by Pamela Rendi-Wagner, Director General for Public Health, Austrian Ministry of Health, at the WHO European Ministerial Conference on Nutrition and Noncommunicable Diseases in the Context of Health 2020 on 4 July 2013, in Vienna, Austria.

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The Austrian Story: Experiences in Nutrition and Physical Activity

  1. 1. The Austrian Story: Experiences in Nutrition and Physical Activity Pamela Rendi-Wagner Director General for Public Health CMO Austrian Ministry of Health WHO European Ministerial Conference on Nutrition and Noncommunicable Diseases in the Context of Health 2020 Vienna 2013
  2. 2. “Health is a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity.” (WHO Constitution)
  3. 3. Health Targets for Austria www.gesundheitsziele-oesterreich.at HEALTH TARGETS FOR AUSTRIA Guiding principles: • Health determinants • HIAP • Health equity
  4. 4. Health Targets for Austria www.gesundheitsziele-oesterreich.at
  5. 5. Health Targets for Austria www.gesundheitsziele-oesterreich.at
  6. 6. The Austrian Preventative Healthcare Strategy - „Nutrition“ 11.5 million Euro for nutrition • Quality assured, good practice • 2011 – 2014 • HIAP: MoH, provinces/healthcare funds, social insurance funds • MoH: coordination centre
  7. 7. National Nutrition Action Plan http://bmg.gv.at/home/Schwerpunkte/Ernaehrung/ • Horizontal HIAP strategy • Reduction of undernutrition, malnutrition, over-weight and obesity by 2020 • Dynamic strategy with specific target groups • National Nutrition Commission
  8. 8. Austrian National Salt Reduction Initiative • 80% salt intake by prepared food • 220 companies part of initiative • 15% reduction until 2015 Trans Fatty Acid Regulation • <2 % in fats and oils • <4g/100g processed food Nutrition Campaigns http://bmg.gv.at/home/Schwerpunkte/Ernaehrung/Kampagne_Weniger_Salz_ist_g_suender
  9. 9. Healthy Eating from the Start www.richtigessenvonanfangan.at • Target group: pregnant, breast-feeding women, children up to 3 y. • Up-to-date information • Standardized guidelines for balanced diet
  10. 10. „Our School Cafeteria“ http://unserschulbuffet.at 185.000
  11. 11. National Action Plan Physical Activity www.napbewegung.at • HIAP: MoH, MoS, stakeholder dialogue • Based on WHO recommendations
  12. 12. Austrian Activities: Information Points • Austrian Nutrition Action Plan/Trans Fatty Acids Regulation 1st floor • Austrian School Cafeteria/Healthy Eating from the Start Redoutensaal, 1st floor (next to „Coffee House“) • Austrian Salt Initiative/Austrian Prevention Strategy Maria Theresien App. III („bread tasting“) • Austrian Health Care System rooftop • Workplace Health Promotion in Austria rooftop • Health Targets for Austria rooftop
  13. 13. Thank you HEALTH TARGETS FOR AUSTRIA

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