On 13 July 2016, FMA will be sponsoring a Public Consultation on the Draft Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Data Privacy Act with the National Privacy Commission. The Consultation will be held at the University of the Philippines Diliman, Quezon City, at 8 AM to 5 PM. Apart from the discussion of comments and recommendations on the draft IRR, there will also be separate afternoon sessions on Health Information and Data Privacy in Research. We would like to invite you to participate in this public forum.

The Consultation will also be sponsored by the UPD Office of the Vice Chancellor for Research and Development (OVCRD), Philippine Council for Health Research and Development (PCHRD), University of the Philippines Manila, Philippine Social Science Council (PSSC), and the Knowledge Management and Information Technology Service of the Department of Health (DOH KMITS).

The draft IRR can be accessed here, and interested participants may sign up using this form.

Please do not hesitate to reach out to FMA (info@fma.ph) for additional inquiries or clarifications. You may also send comments on the draft IRR to info@privacy.gov.ph.




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