The event, “Beijing-Copenhagen: a fairytale of two cities – imagine
the sustainable future of cities” was co-hosted by the People’s
Government of Beijing Municipality, the City of Copenhagen and the
Embassy of Denmark in China, the exhibition marks the anniversary and
the ongoing cooperation on sustainable urban development between the
Cities Changing Diabetes partners were represented
during the event, including the Danish ambassador, Thomas Østrup
Møller, Zheng Junpu, Vice Director-General of Beijing Municipal Health
Commission, Ms Kong Lingzhi, and Ms Jia Weiping. Niklas Feilberg,
Counsellor for Health, Embassy of Denmark, presented the
Tingbjerg Changing Diabetes programme about
building a health-supportive environment in the community.
The declaration for building a healthy supportive environment
together contains four advocating calls: advocate families to make
good use of support tools and set a good health example; advocate
units to care for employees' health and set a healthy example; support
communities to create a healthy atmosphere and improve health
literacy, and finally, support medical institutions to strengthen
health education and provide health guidance.
all involved for prioritising health and keeping obesity and diabetes
prevention high on the agenda.