The Danish National Archive Health

The aim of the Danish National Archive Health is to qualify the data used in health science and to make use of health data more efficient. The Danish National Archive Health collaborates with researchers and supported by a counsel team of health science consultants.

The main focus of the Danish National Archive Health is to ensure that data from research projects covering health promotion; epidemiology; specific diseases; clinical trials and data from public registries is collected; documented; enriched with metadata; made FAIR – findable, accessible, interoperable and reusable for new purposes within health science and education.

The main target audiences of the Danish National Archive Health are researchers and students within health science, but others are more than welcome to explore The Danish National Archive Health search page.

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  • Background

    The Danish National Archive Health continues the work of ’Enheden for Registrering af Sundheds-videnskabelige data’ (ERAS) Unit for Registration of Health Science data, a project which started in 1996.

    The Danish National Archive Health is established based on funding by the Ministry of Higher Education and Science with the aim of collecting, preserving and disseminating health science data.

  • The work within the Danish National Archive Health

    The Danish National Archive Health works for increasing the reuse of health data from science and authorities within health- and social science in scientific and educational contexts. To reach this goal the Danish National Archive Health ensures that health data with potential for future research are collected, preserved and documented by the Danish National Archive.

    The Danish National Archive Health makes presentation and lectures at educational institutions, scientific institutes and associations etc.

    The Danish National Archive Health participates continuously in national and international projects, with the aim of developing methods and tools to support scientific data management and the reuse of data in new research.

  • Health consultants

    The Danish National Archive Health collaborates with a counsel team of health science consultants:

    • Annette Kjær Ersbøll, professor, Ph.D. in statistics, National Institute of Public Health University of Southern Denmark
    • Søren Paaske Johnsen, Research Director, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Aarhus University Hospital
    • Tina Kold Jensen, professor, MD, journalist, Environmental Medicin, University of Southern Denmark
  • Network

    To ensure the collaboration and dialogue with the health scientific society, the Danish National Archive Health has a network of health scientists and researchers. This network includes more than 60 health scientists and researchers all over Denmark.

  • How to cite data from the Danish National Archive

    When using data from the Danish National Archive in publications, presentations etc. you should use the following citation framework:
    Scientist(s); Year; Title of the study; handed out by The Danish National Archive; DOI link

    NB. If the year is part of the title see below:

    Example:
    Rune Stubager, Jørgen Goul Andersen, Kasper Møller Hansen; Danish Election Study 2011; handed out by The Danish National Archive; DOI: 10.5279/DK-SA-DDA-27067

Contact

Questions; comments; suggestions etc. regarding The Danish National Archive Health can be sent to IT-archivist Lindie Tessmer Andersen