4010.0 Trade Policy, Tobacco and Medicines

Tuesday, November 6, 2007: 8:30 AM
In a globalized economy, trade policy can have an impact on the provision of health services, disease risk factors, health promoting economic and social conditions, the natural environment, democracy and civil society institutions. This session will focus on scientific studies and policy analyses that examine the relationship between trade policies and health status. Studies of the impact of global trade and trade policies on health identify key areas of intervention for public health professionals.
Session Objectives: 1. List the effects of at least one trade policy on a public health measure of health status. 2. Describe the mechanism(s) linking trade policy to health status.

8:30 AM
Bilateral Latinamerican Free Trade Agreements and Access to Medicines: An Analysis of the Process
Bernardo Useche, PhD student, Nuria Homedes, MD, DrPH and Antonio Ugalde, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: APHA-Trade & Health Forum
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Occupational Health and Safety, Medical Care, International Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing