4065.0 Public Health Strategies To Address Trade Policy

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 8:30 AM
The purpose of this session is to provide examples of research, policy, law and licensing strategies that public health can use to ensure that health concerns are addressed within the trade policy environment.
Session Objectives: By the end of this session participants will be able to: 1. Describe several strategies to ensure that health needs are addressed in global trade, particularly related to trade policies. 2. Describe why research is needed to understand the effects of trade policy on health and what type of policy research is needed to ensure health concerns are incorporated.

8:30 AM
Update on free trade agreements
Ellen R. Shaffer, PhD MPH

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Organized by: Trade & Health Forum
Endorsed by: Medical Care, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Socialist Caucus

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