22 September 2020 – Health institute takes part in research programme on health data

Type of Intervention: Specific Action
Sectors Involved: Health, Research and Development
Intervention Categories: Research and development
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency: Ministry of Health and Ministry of Science and Innovation

Overview: The Carlos III Health Institute (Spanish acronym: ISCIII) is taking part in a European infrastructure project to handle population data on the COVID-19 pandemic. Spanish participation in this initiative, known as the ‘Population Health Information Research Infrastructure’ (PHIRI), is being headed up by the National Epidemiological Centre (Spanish acronym: CNE) of the ISCIII, and by the National Health School (Spanish acronym: ENS). PHIRI has been developed based on the Joint Action on Health Information (InfAct) of the European Commission.
Full details here: https://www.lamoncloa.gob.es/lang/en/gobierno/news/Paginas/2020/20200922data-covid19.aspx

Type of Justification: Advice of INTERNAL government advisory committee or group
Source of Evidence or Justification: World Health Organisation, National – academic, National – government, International – academic, European Union