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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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A Truce in the Trade War Will Save American Lives

Immediately lifting all tariffs on personal protection equipment will enable doctors and nurses to safely do their work

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Six Proactive Steps in a Smart Trade Approach to Fighting COVID-19

Tariffs, subsidies, waivers, licensure, and what a trade agenda to support the fight against coronavirus might look like

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Coronavirus in Latin America

How will the region cope with COVID-19 pressure on health care systems, weak economies, and unstable politics