Commission welcomes political agreement on European Health Data Space

The Commission welcomes the political agreement reached today between the European Parliament and the Council of the EU on the European Health Data Space (EHDS) - one of the central building blocks of a strong European Health Union. The rules proposed by the Commission in May 2022 have two main aims:

  • To put citizens at the centre of healthcare, giving them full control over their data to obtain better healthcare across the EU;
  • To open up data for research and public health uses.
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