Trade for health

Trade for Health, not health for trade! EPHA’s campaign on EU international trade policy aims to protect and promote public health, to ensure policy coherence between trade and public health and to guarantee policy and regulatory space for governments and the EU.





Latest Developments

New report reveals tobacco lobbying of European Commission

A new report, launched today reveals the continued and extensive contacts between the tobacco industry, its allies and pro-vaping groups and industry associations, and eight separate Directorates-General (DGs) of the European Commission (EC); and calls for a more proactive transparency system regarding such contacts, especially following the release of the Europe’s Beating Cancer Plan.

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Analysis & Opinion


EU model chapter shows how to ensure trade-public health coherence

Protecting public health in EU and post-Brexit trade agreements

Unhealthy Trades: the side-effects of the European Union’s Latin American trade agreements


Industry tactics in a changing tobacco control policy environment

24 March 2021


Brexit, trade and health

22 March 2017

What are the potential implications of Brexit on trade and investment from the perspective of health?

Do you have a question?

Meet our Trade for Health Scientific Advisors.

Dr Gabriel Siles-Brügge

EPHA Scientific Advisor on Trade Policy
Associate Professor, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Warwick

Dr Nicolette Butler

EPHA Scientific Advisor on Trade Policy
Lecturer in Law, University of Manchester

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