Trade negotiations and health: some lessons

A spotlight on the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreement: part three

Trade negotiations impacting directly on health have been taking place at the multilateral and bilateral levels for more than three decades.

Part three of this series features Professor Peter Drahos from the Regulatory Institutions Network, ANU, with his talk titled 'Trade negotioans and health: some lessons'.

What have we learned from the negotiating processes?  Are health department’s significant players in these negotiations?  What is the role of industry? How does it mediate its influence?  What has been the role of civil society?  How have developing countries fared in these negotiations?  Do health equity agendas fare better in multilateral fora?

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