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Podcast series: Together about health in Tingbjerg

The risk of developing diabetes and other chronic diseases is significantly higher in socially disadvantaged residential areas than elsewhere. In this podcast series, we hear about a number of resident-involving, prevention and health initiatives which are used in Tingbjerg Changing Diabetes. The initiatives must help to improve social life, the community and the health in Tingbjerg, a socially disadvantaged residential area northwest of Copenhagen.

The three podcasts:

"Food communities in Tingbjerg"

"From Tingbjerg to Svanholm"

"The Community Garden" (Still in production)

Food communities
in Tingbjerg

In this episode we participate in a food course for families. The course is a collaboration between Steno Diabetes Center Copenhagen, Copenhagen Hospitality College and Tingbjerg Forum.

We explore how you as a professional health-agent can help promote health and well-being among residents in a socially disadvantaged neighborhood by cooperating with professional stakeholders working in the area, and at last, by involving the residents in planning activities based on their interests and resources.

You can listen to the podcast by using the media player below (in Danish) or use the links (in both Danish and English) below:

Madfællesskaber i TingbjergTingbjerg Changing Diabetes

To listen to the podcast via iTunes click here.

To listen to the podcast via Podbean click here.

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From Tingbjerg
to Svanholm:
Worlds meet

What happens when a group of residents from Tingbjerg leave the city to participate in organic farming at Svanholm?

You will find out in this podcast, which tells the story of the residents' journey to 'Frederikssund', where the Svanholm Farm is located. Svanholm is one of Denmarks oldest organic agricultural collectives. Here the residents receive different ingredients in exchange for their voluntary work in the fields.

Tingbjerg Changing Diabetes is based on a co-creative approach to health-promoting work. This means that the efforts are made in collaboration with local stakeholders and target groups and the results are rarely given in advance - and this time it was not. 

In the podcast we for instance meet Abdul, who is a trained agronomist. He has a dream of setting up beehives in Tingbjerg. "Without bees, humans would die," he says in the podcast, as he gets closer to the bees and nature together with the beekeeper Toke from Svanholm.


Listen to the whole story of Abdul and learn more about the other participants' experiences from the urban-rural collaboration between Tingbjerg and Svanholm in the podcast, which you will find (in Danish) using the mediaplayer or links below:

Fra Tingbjerg til Svanholm: Verdener mødesTingbjerg Changing Diabetes

To listen to the podcast via iTunes click here.

To listen to the podcast via Podbean click here.

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