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Assessing the health impact of transnational corporations: its importance and a framework

Baum, Frances E; Sanders, David M; Fisher, Matt; Anaf, Julia; Freudenberg, Nicholas; Friel, Sharon; Labonte, Ronald; London, Leslie; Monteiro, Carlos; Scott-Samuel, Alex; Sen, Amit


BACKGROUND The adverse health and equity impacts of transnational corporations' (TNCs) practices have become central public health concerns as TNCs increasingly dominate global trade and investment and shape national economies. Despite this, methodologies have been lacking with which to study the health equity impacts of individual corporations and thus to inform actions to mitigate or reverse negative and increase positive impacts. METHODS This paper reports on a framework designed to conduct...[Show more]

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Date published: 2016
Type: Journal article
Source: Globalization and health
DOI: 10.1186/s12992-016-0164-x


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