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Councils, committees and advisers

The Danish Health Authority consults with various advisers, committees and councils whose members are experts in their respective fields or represent various interest groups.

Expert councils on:

  • communicable diseases
  • thesis planning
  • educational programmes for doctors, dentists, nurses
  • the elderly – through the knowledge centre for dignified elderly care.

Committees and task forces

The committees and task forces offers professional advice to the Danish Health Authority on:

  • cardiovascular disease and cancer
  • educational programmes
  • environment
  • experimental treatments
  • immunisation and vaccination
  • national clinical guidelines
  • psychiatry
  • rational pharmacotherapy
  • screening
  • suicide prevention
  • speciality planning

Expert advisers

Experts are employed for a period of three years and advise on:

  • child and adolescent psychiatry
  • clinical physiology and nuclear medicine
  • drug abuse
  • general practice
  • gynecology and obstetrics
  • internal medicine: cardiology
  • internal medicine: infectious disease medicine
  • midwifery
  • paediatrics
  • psychiatry
  • urology
Updated 23 JUN 2020