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General Publications


Baum, F., Sanders, D., Fisher, M., Anaf, J., Freudenberg, N., Friel, S., Labonté, R., London, L., Scott-Samuel, A., Sengupta, A.  (2016)  “Assessing the health impact of transnational corporations: its importance and a framework,” Globalization and Health.

Ruckert, A., Schram, A., Labonté, R., Friel, S., Gleeson, D., Thow, A.-M. “Policy Coherence, Health, and the Sustainable Development Goals: What’s Trade Got to Do with it?Critical Public Health (2016) pp. 1-11.


De Vos, P., Schuftan, C., Sanders, D., Labonté, R., Woodward, D., Birn, A.E., Bodini, C., Stefani, A., and Serag, H., “Commission on Governance for Health: just another report?” The Lancet 383 2014: 1379-80.

Irwin, R., Labonté, R., Ruckert, A. “Where’s the theory in health diplomacy?” Journal of Health Diplomacy 2014, 1(2):1-3.

Labonté, R., “Health in All (Foreign) Policies: Challenges in Achieving Coherence,” Health Promotion International 2014, 29:S1: 1-11.


Gagnon M. and Labonté, R. “Understanding how and why health is integrated into foreign policy: a case study of Health is Global: A UK Government Strategy 2008-2013” Globalization and Health 9:24 (6 June 2013)

Labonté, R. “Human Rights and Equity: The Value Base for Global Health Diplomacy,” in Kickbusch, I. et al. (eds.) Global Health Diplomacy: Concepts, Issues, Actors, Instruments, Fora and Cases, Springer Books. 2013. Pp. 89-106.


Lencucha, R., Kothari, A. and Labonté, R. “Enacting Accountability: Networked Governance, NGOs and the FCTC.” Global Health Governance, V(2):1-17, 2012.


Gagnon, M., Labonté, R., “Human Rights in Global Health Diplomacy: A Critical Assessment” Journal of Human Rights 10(2):189-213, 2011.

Lencucha, R., Kothari, A. and Labonté, R. “The Role of Non-Governmental Organizations in Global Health Diplomacy: Negotiating the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control”, Health Policy and Planning 2010:1-8.

Lencucha, R., Labonté, R. and Rouse, M. “Beyond idealism and realism: Canadian NGO/government relations during the negotiation of the FCTC”, Journal of Public Health Policy 31(1):74-87. 2010.


Plamondon, K., Hanson, L., Labonté, R., and Abonyi, S. “The global fund and tuberculosis in Nicaragua: Building sustainable capacity?” Canadian Journal of Public Health 99(4): 355-58, 2008.

Labonté, R. “Global Health in Public Policy: Finding the Right Frame?” Critical Public Health 18(4);467-482, 2008.

McCoy, D., Labonté, R. and Orbinski, J. “Mobilising the Canadian public health community around a global health advocacy agenda”, Canadian Journal of Public Health 97(2):142-4. 2006.

Blouin, C., Foster, J. and Labonté, R. “Canada’s Foreign Policy and Health: Towards Policy Coherence”, Sanger, M. and Sinclair, S. (eds.). Putting Canada First: Canadian Health Care Reform in a Globalizing World, Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. pp.93-182. 2004.

Labonté, R. “Nailing health planks into the foreign policy platform: the Canadian experience”, Medical Journal of Australia February 159-62. 2004.