Recent news


Here are all the news you need to stay updated on relevant issues and developments within Danish healthcare.

FDA approves Lundbeck’s anti-psychotic drug

Juli 13, 2015

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration, FDA, has approved a new drug by Danish pharmaceutical company H. Lundbeck A/S and Japanese Otsuka Pharmaceutical Co Ltd. The drug will help treat patients with severe depression and schizophrenia.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Danish researchers find crucial asthma protein

Juli 10, 2015

Danish researchers have exposed a protein, which can predict the development of asthma.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Massive growth in personalized medicine

Juli 07, 2015

The growing market for individualized pharmacotherapy, also called personalized medicine, is worth billions on a global level. In Denmark, personalized medicine is considered to have great potential and provides an opportunity to launch a new innovative project offering genetic heritage analyses to 100,000 Danes.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Groundbreaking cancer surgery introduced in Randers

Juli 06, 2015

Randers Regional Hospital introduces a new operation method with a 50 pct. higher success rate.

Service & Operational Solutions

Princess Marie collaborates with children’s hospital

Juli 02, 2015

HRH Princess Marie of Denmark enters into collaboration with the Hans Christian Andersen Children’s Hospital at Odense University Hospital to help raise awareness of the hospital’s work with children and adolescents.

More Danish pilot study centers in the making

Juni 30, 2015

The Danish NEXT initiative has applied to establish two new pilot study centers following massive interest from both industry and hospitals.

Pharmaceuticals & Biotech

Dane to lead UN Global Compact

Juni 29, 2015

Danish Lise Kingo has been appointed new Executive Director of the United Nations Global Compact.

More cancer patients treated on time

Juni 24, 2015

A new annual report from Statens Serum Institut concludes that more cancer patients complete their treatment course within the time limits guaranteed to all Danish citizens by the Danish Health and Medicines Authority.

Reports & Numbers

Elderly most actively use the doctor online

Juni 23, 2015

Almost half of Danes over the age of 60 have renewed a prescription online.


Municipalities increase use of assisted living technologies

Juni 22, 2015

Assisted living technologies are increasingly becoming part of the daily municipal service, according to a new report; and the human gains are significant for both citizens and care staff.

Service & Operational Solutions Rehab & Assisted Living