Center for Policy Analysis on Trade and Health - CPATH

Globalization and Health Resource Center - Overview
TPP and Public Health 2016
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Tobacco Control and the TPP
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Mexico, Chile on TPP-Tobacco
Tobacco & Trade Consortium 2013
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TPP Forums Jan 2012
Trans Pacific Partnership
Tobacco and Trade Publications
Trade Advisory Committees December 2010
Key Trade Agreements - CPATH Analysis and Commentary
Special 301 Hearings: Change Course!
CPATH at APHA 2009 Trade Advisory Committees
CPATH EVENT Aug. 26 2009: CAFTA and Access to Meds
Trade and Health Forum Program APHA Nov. 2009
About CPATH - Overview
CPATH Article: CAFTA Impact on Meds, Prices
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Congressional Hearing on Trade Advisory Committees
Towards Change: Korea; Peru; Public Health Objectives
Trade & Health at APHA 2008
Global Trade Events at APHA November 2007
Thailand's Compulsory Licenses for Medicines
Globalization and Health Resource Center - Overview
Key Issues
CPATH Publications
Related Resources
CPATH Presentations
CPATH at US Social Forum 2007
Monterey Forum 2005
FTAA Forum
Public Health Summary Statements on Free Trade Agreements
Sign-On Statements
Terms of Use
More About CPATH

Overview: Policy Analysis and Alternatives

The CPATH Globalization & Health Resource Center serves as a central resource on the relationships between economic globalization and public health, for health care leaders, professionals, activists, policy makers, and the general public. The Resource Center presents a range of views from CPATH as well as many other organizations, on topics including:

1. The relationships between economic globalization, international trade agreements and economic policy, and public health.

2. The decisions and actions of major groups participating in policy debates concerning globalization, health care, and public health, including government agencies, multinational banking and trade organizations, and advocacy groups.

3. Recommendations for policy changes that link globalization, health care, and public health.

Key Issues presents analysis by CPATH and others on critical themes:

  Policy Analysis and Alternatives: Trade & Health

  Democracy and Global Governance
  1. Public Health Representation in Trade Policy

  2. Investor Rights: issues, trade dispute cases

Key Trade Agreements presents:

Health Services

Intellectual Property & Access to Medicines

Public Health Protections



Key Trade Agreements presents:

- Analysis by CPATH and others on key global trade agreements.
- Links to the full text of certain agreements, and official government documents.


Related Resources offers information on other organizations and publications that work on global trade and /or on health.

Bringing a Public Health Voice to Global Trade and Sustainable Development
Ellen R. Shaffer and Joe Brenner, Co-Directors
P.O. Box 29586, San Francisco, CA 94129
phone 415-922-6204