Minister for the Interior and Health of Denmark

The Ministry of the Interior and Health was established on 15th of December 2022.

The minister

Minister for the Interior and Health of Denmark

Sophie Løhde (The Liberal Party) was appointed Minister for Interior and Health the 15th of  December 2022.

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The Danish healthcare system is universal and based on the principles of free and equal access to healthcare for all citizens. The healthcare system offers high-quality services, the majority of which are financed by general taxes.

Organization of Healthcare

The healthcare system operates across three political and administrative levels: the state, the regions and the municipalities (national, regional and local levels).

  • The state holds the overall regulatory and supervisory functions in health and elderly care.
  • The five regions are primarily responsible for the hospitals, the general practitioners (GPs) and for psychiatric care.
  • The 98 municipalities are responsible for a number of primary healthcare services as well as for elderly care.

 The Danish Ministry of Health consists of the Ministry and nine agencies, who covers a wide range of healthcare related issues.

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Ministry of the Interior and Health of Denmark
Slotsholmsgade 10-12
1216 Copenhagen K
Phone: +45 7226 9000

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