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Scholarship presentation on WOD

On the occasion of World Osteoporosis Day, October 20th, the Osteoporosis Association awarded three research grants. The association's patron, HRH Princess Benedict, helped to present the grants at a ceremony which took place at the University Hospital of Zealand, Køge.
The event was held in collaboration with the Knowledge Center for Bone Health at Sjællands Universitetshospital, Køge. Princess Benedict, on behalf of the Osteoporosis Association, was able to award scholarships for a total of DKK 200,000 - scholarships to promote research into osteoporosis.
“In the Osteoporosis Association, we work for better prevention, detection and treatment of the up to 600,000 Danes who have osteoporosis. Therefore, it is gratifying that today we were able to award research grants to three future-oriented projects, which point to the strong interests we have in the association, ” said Ulla Knappe, national chairman of the Osteoporosis Association.
It is estimated that up to 450,000 Danes have osteoporosis without knowing it.
The press was also present at the days event.