Draft Measures on Protection and Privacy of Personal Health Information Published in China

On November 19, 2013, the National Health and Family Planning Commission of the People’s Republic of China published a draft of its proposed new Administrative Measures on Personal Health Information (the “Draft Measures”) and solicited public comments by December 20, 2013.

This is the first time the Chinese government has proposed an integrated and uniform framework for the administration and protection of its citizens’ personal health information. The Draft Measures provide a broad definition of “personal health information” as well as detailed rules for the protection of personal health information.

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