About the Danish National Committee on Health Research Ethics


Since 1980 Denmark has had a health research ethics committee system. It consists of a national committee and 12 regional committees. Here you can get further information about The National Committee on Health Research Ethics, the system of research ethics committees and other relevant subjects.

Under the Committee Act, it is the responsibility of the committee system on health research ethics to ensure that from a research ethical point of view, health research projects are carried out in a responsible manner, and that the rights, safety and wellbeing of trial subjects participating in such biomedical research projects are protected, while at the same time possibilities are being created for the development of new, valuable knowledge.

The National Committee consists of 13 members appointed by the minister for health and prevention.


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What we do

Find information about the tasks of the National Committee on Health Research Ethics.

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