International Trade and Health
A Reference Guide
SPS, TRIPS, trade-distorting subsidies, Doha Paragraph Six... The language of trade and health is specialized and may seem obscure. Though the language may be daunting, international trade agreements now being negotiated affect all of us, and health professionals in particular need to master the terminology if they are to participate in the national debate on trade and health.
This reference guide consists of a basic dictionary of selected terms and several briefing notes that elaborate some of the issues.