4429.0 Smoke screen: Tobacco, trade policy and the public's health

Tuesday, October 30, 2012: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
This session will explore the intersections of trade and trade policy, tobacco, and public health.
Session Objectives: Explain how trade and trade policy permit and promote tobacco sales and thereby exaccerbate related public health concerns.
Ellen R. Shaffer, PhD MPH

Welcoming Remarks
Trading Away Health: The Case of Global Tobacco Control
Sohil R. Sud, MD, MA, Joseph E. Brenner, MA and Ellen R. Shaffer, PhD MPH
Evolution of Tobacco Labeling and Packaging: Global Health Governance and Trade Policy
Timothy Mackey, MAS, Bryan Liang, MD, JD, PhD and Thomas Novotny, MD, MPH
Tobacco industry, regional trade agreements and tobacco control in Sub-Saharan Africa
Hadii M. Mamudu, PhD, MPA, Eric Crosbie, MA in International Relations and Sreenivas P. Veeranki, MD, MPH

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

Organized by: Trade and Health Forum
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Cancer Forum, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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