Here we present the position papers from the Danish Society for Pharmacoepidemiology
Collaboration between public sector researchers and the pharmaceutical industry in pharmacoepidemiological research.
In this joint paper, DSFE and Lif wishes to describe the two associations' approach to the use of health data from Danish registries and set out the principles for collaboration between public sector researchers and the pharmaceutical industry for pharmacoepidemiological studies.
Validation is research
The position paper was written after we received several complaints from researchers, who have had difficulties getting permission to conduct this type of studies.
In DEFE we believe, that validation studies help to obtain new knowledge, and are a key elements of research in prevention, diagnosis, treatment, and prognosis of Danish patients. Validation studies are therefore covered by the concept of research and to argument against this contravene broad international consensus.
Danish Registry Reviews
The position paper is a comprehensive, and ongoing, list of studies describing the Danish registers. The paper is a copy of the the online list, which can be found on our website.