Protecting the health of Australians in the TPP negotiations

A group of academics and non-government organisations have released a policy brief highlighting the potential effects of the Trans Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) on the health of Australians.

The brief explores the potential negative impacts on the health of Australians, citing that these could include reduced access to affordable medicines, reduced effectiveness of tobacco and alcohol policies, reduced food security and poorer nutrition, increased costs of providing public health services, and pressure on the physical environment.

Read the Policy Brief and the Public Health Association's media release

18/02/2014