Making Trade Work for Public Health. WTO Talks in Seattle Offer an Opportunity to Get Public Health on the Trade Agenda
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Recent trade disagreements over hormone treated beef, genetically modified foods, and antiretroviral drugs have captured the public interest and revealed the tensions between national public health policies and the need to comply with trade agreements overseen by theWorld Trade Organisation. A new round of global trade negotiations will be on the agenda next month at the World Trade Organisation's ministerial conference, and the World Health Organisation will attend the talks to ensure that the voice of public health is heard...

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