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A conceptual framework for investigating the impacts of international trade and investment agreements on noncommunicable disease risk factors

Schram, Ashley; Ruckert, Arne; VanDuzer, J Anthony; Friel, Sharon; Gleeson, Deborah; Thow, Anne Marie; Stuckler, David; Labonte, Ronald


We developed a conceptual framework exploring pathways between trade and investment and noncommunicable disease (NCD) outcomes. Despite increased knowledge of the relevance of social and structural determinants of health, the discourse on NCD prevention has been dominated by individualizing paradigms targeted at lifestyle interventions. We situate individual risk factors, alongside key social determinants of health, as being conditioned and constrained by trade and investment policy, with...[Show more]

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Date published: 2018
Type: Journal article
Source: Health Policy and Planning
DOI: 10.1093/heapol/czx133


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