4125.0 Trade, Health and Social Justice

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
The intersections of trade and health have important implications for social justice at the local, national, and international levels. This session explores how trade policy and practices may promote or inhibit health inequities and social justice. Topics covered include the social, health, economic and ecological costs of tobacco leaf trade; the effect of international financial institutions and trade agreements on the ability of governments at the national, state, and local levels to enact socially just public health policy; and the challenges and potentials of integrating health equity concerns into trade policy.
Session Objectives: Identify various impacts of trade and trade policy on health and social justice. Understand potential advocacy and policy opportunities to improve health impact of trade policies.


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Organized by: Trade and Health Forum
Endorsed by: Medical Care, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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