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Publications in English

Selected publications in English can be found on the webpages of the authorities and agencies responsible for the Danish healthcare system.

A strengthened collective cyber and informations security effort
trategy 2019-2022
Date of publication: may 2019 (English version)

The Danish healthcare service is already one of the most digitised healthcare services in the world, and there is still great potential.


A Coherent and Trustworthy Health Network for All - Digital Health Strategy 2018-2022
Date of publication: January 2018

The aim is that patients should experience the health system as a coherent and trustworthy health network for all that is both inherently digital and inherently personal.


A safe and dignified life with dementia
Date of publication: January 2017 (Danish version)

The Danish action plan on dementia contains specific initiatives across the health and elderly care sectors to benefit citizens with dementia and their relatives and the action plan also sets the goal and direction for efforts towards dementia until 2025 through three national goals which will significantly boost future dementia efforts.



One Health Strategy against antibiotic resistance
Date of publication: 05.07.2017

Resistance to antibiotics is a growing global problem, threatening the health of human beings and animals alike. The government has therefore highlighted this issue, with a new national strategy to combat antibiotic resistance.



National action plan on antibiotics in human healthcare  
Three measurable goals for a reduction of antibiotic consumption towards 2020
Date of publication: 05.07.2017

Antibiotics play a key role in the treatment of infections, and not long ago, pneumonia was often considered a fatal disease. However, antibiotics will cease to be effective if we use them too often. For this reason, antibiotics must be used with care. Otherwise, we run the risk of once again becoming powerless to fight infections that are now considered relatively harmless.



Personalised Medicine
Date of publication: 25.01.2017

To ensure coordination and direction for our collective efforts the Danish Government and Danish Regions have developed a National Strategy for Personalised Medicine 2017-2020.


Healthcare in Denmark - An Overview

Date of publication: December 2016

This publication provide an overview of the Danish healthcare and elderly care system.


Making eHealth work

Date of publication: 17.06.2013

Citizens should be able to receive high-quality and coherent patient care from a modern and efficient Danish Healthcare system. An important element in achieving this is to actively involve patients in their own treatment, and to organise treatment in accordance with the needs, possibilities and schedule of the individual.

We want a healthcare system that is coherent, and in which healthcare providers collaborate across sectors and specialist groups to deliver the best service to patients.


eHealth as a part of a coherent - Danish healthcare system
Date of publication: 03.05.2012

The vision for the health care system in Denmark is to provide coherent clinical pathways through the various parts of the health care system, focusing on the needs of patients and high quality of treatment.


Sidst opdateret 02-05-2019


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