166659 Trade and health: Ways and Means perspective

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 2:30 PM

Jason Kearns, JD MPP , Ways and Means Committee, U. S. House of Representatives, Washington, DC
The House Ways and Means Committee is helping to lead changes in U.S. trade policies that have adversely affected public health in the past, including access to medicines in low-income countries. This presentation will provide an update on recent and pending global trade agreements, and their implications for public health.

Learning Objectives:
Participants will be able to: Identify changes in Congress' trade policies on access to medicines Discuss upcoming debates on public health and trade policy Understand the links between trade poliocy and tobacco control measures

Keywords: Access, Economic Analysis

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Any relevant financial relationships? No
Any institutionally-contracted trials related to this submission?

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.