Protecting NCD Prevention Policy in Trade and Investment Agreements

Posted April 02 2022 BigAlcoholExposed, Commercial Determinants of Health, NCDs, Non-communicable Diseases, Public Health, Science, Trade Policy

This analysis identified opportunities for protecting, and even promoting, public health in trade and investment agreements. It also provides support for greater strategic and informed engagement between the health and trade policy sectors. Authors conclude that ensuring a high level of health protection in trade and investment agreements requires cooperation between disciplines, engagement with experts in law, economics, and public health policy, and fully transparent policy processes and governance structures.

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