Framing international trade and chronic disease

  title={Framing international trade and chronic disease},
  author={Ronald Labont{\'e} and Katia Sarla Mohindra and Raphael Lencucha},
  booktitle={Globalization and health},
There is an emerging evidence base that global trade is linked with the rise of chronic disease in many low and middle-income countries (LMICs). This linkage is associated, in part, with the global diffusion of unhealthy lifestyles and health damaging products posing a particular challenge to countries still facing high burdens of communicable disease. We developed a generic framework which depicts the determinants and pathways connecting global trade with chronic disease. We then applied this… CONTINUE READING
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