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Trade

The links between trade and health extend back to the earliest human settlements, but globalization has brought these spheres together as never before. This section examines the issues that have led to an even closer intersection between trade and health, asks how they impact the poor, and explores the tensions that arise between the goals of protecting and promoting health and generating wealth through trade.

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Tackling Occupational Diseases in China

With 200 million or more workers exposed to unsafe conditions, holding employers accountable remains a daunting task

The March of Private Health Care in Southeast Asia

How can a government achieve universal coverage for all citizens in a landscape where private care is deeply entrenched?

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Smoke and Mirrors in Bangladesh

Three lessons we can learn from Bangladesh about tobacco industry influence and corruption

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COVID-19: It Ain’t Over Until There’s PPE All Over

None of us are safe until all health workers are protected. The time to start is now.

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Coronavirus Drugs—To Have and Have Not

Africa's least developed countries should apply a WTO patent waiver, to import generic versions of future COVID-19 drugs