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Our Diploma in Market Access provides you with in-depth knowledge of the Danish healthcare system, its stakeholders, financing models, and economic methods, including QALYs. The courses that make up the Diploma provide you with a range of practical tools that enable you to work strategically with both new and established products in the pharma market.

The Diploma in Market Access is targeted at employees in market access and public affairs, key account managers, medical advisors, product managers, and new leaders in the pharmaceutical industry, and it ensures you updated knowledge of the Danish healthcare sector, its financing models, decision-makers, and patient associations.

Introductory courses

Introduction to Market Access

Succeed with risk-sharing agreements (RSAs)

Understand health economic analyses

Understanding Healthcare Systems

Advanced courses

Cross-Functional Market Access

Securing Market Uptake

Strengthen your HTA application with RWE  


Diploma in Market Access

What is QALY?

Quality-adjusted life year (QALY) is an effect measure that combines quality of life and survival. The method is used to measure the overall health gain, i.e. how many good years of life are gained by a new treatment.

When comparing the costs with the effect (QALY), one obtains a cost-effectiveness measure (cost/QALY). The cost-effectiveness demonstrates the cost of a life year gained, in perfect health, for the specific treatment.

The method makes it possible to compare treatments across disease areas, as the effect of all kinds of treatments can be calculated in QALYs. This gives decision makers a basis for prioritisation. The method is internationally accepted as the best possible decision-making fundament for prioritisation in the healthcare system. The Danish Medicines Council has used the method since January 2021.

As part of a pharmaceutical company's application to the Medicines Council for the recommendation of a new drug, the company must calculate the cost effectiveness (cost/QALY).

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