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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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Coronavirus and the Cruel Cost of Closing Borders

Travel bans rarely prevent disease spread, but they have negative consequences—and may violate international health law

Trade

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?

Trade

Tackling Occupational Diseases in China

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