Lessons from the Who's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: An advocacy-based approach for applying legal precedents that challenged big tobacco to challenge the food industry and reverse diet-related disease
Learning Areas:Advocacy for health and health education
Public health or related laws, regulations, standards, or guidelines
Public health or related public policy
Define the role of international policymaking in challenging the tobacco industry and advancing public health Assess the opportunities for international policy initiatives that can limit the role of transnational corporations Describe the role of international legislation in advancing stronger local and federal policy initiatives
Keyword(s): Advocacy, Food and Nutrition
Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: As Director of Corporate Accountability International's food campaign, I oversee a long-term campaign to advance policy and to challenge the food industry directly for public health abuses. In this role, I also organize top-tier health professional experts working on issues related to food marketing and health. Moreover, as our organization was instrumental in the passage and advancement of the FCTC, I have worked firsthand to successfully advance tobacco policy and apply its lessons to food.
Any relevant financial relationships? No
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.