On May 3, 2022, the European Commission published a proposed regulation (the “EHDS Proposal”) for the establishment of a European Health Data Space (or “EHDS”). This is the first proposal for establishing domain-specific common European data spaces following the European strategy for data and an important step in building a European “Health Union”.

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Today, only 2 days after consensus was reached on the final text of the new EU Data Protection Regulation, the first step has been taken to officially adopt the law and enter a new era of data protection.  This morning, the Parliament’s Civil Liberties, Justice and Home Affairs Committee (LIBE) formally adopted the text