- Publications and presentations
Ruckert, A., Schram, A., Labonté, R., Miller, B., 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.
Schram, A. and Labonté, R. “International Trade and Investment Treaties: The Empowerment of Pharmaceutical and Tobacco Corporations,” in Lee, K., MacKenzie, R., Kenworthy, N. (eds.) Case studies on corporations and global health governance: Impacts, influence and accountability (in press) London: Rowman and Littlefield.
Rückert, A. and Labonté, R. “The Financial Crisis and Global Health: The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Policy Response.” Health Promotion International. (forthcoming)
McKee, M. and Labonté, R., “European Commission’s proposals on trade secrets,” Editorial, BMJ, 2015 doi: 10.1136/bmj.h1369, pp.1-2
Labonté, R. “The Global Health Agenda and Shrinking Policy Spaces in the Post-Crisis Landscape,” in Jacobs, L. and Drache, D. (eds) Linking Global Trade and Human Rights: New Policy Spaces in Hard Economic Times, Cambridge University Press, 2014, pp. 216-235.
Friel, S, Labonté, R., Sanders, D. ‘Measuring progress on diet-related NCDs: the need to address the causes of the causes,’ Lancet 381:903-4. March 2013.
Labonté, R., Mohindra, K.S. and Lencucha, R. “Framing International Trade and Chronic Disease,” in D. McQueen (ed.) Global Handbook on Non-Communicable Diseases and Health Promotion, Springer, 2013. Pp. 367-86.
Schram, A., Labonté, R. and Sanders, D. “Urbanization and International Trade and Investment Policies as Determinants of Noncommunicable Diseases in Sub-Saharan Africa, Progress in Cardiovascular Diseases 2013, 56(3):281-201.
Mohindra, K.S., Lencucha, R. and Labonté, R., “Reaching behind borders: international trade and chronic disease,” in T. Schrecker (ed.). Research Companion to the Globalization of Health, Toronto: Ashgate, 2012. Pp. 117-134.
Koivusalo, M., Labonté, R. and Sinclair, S. The Proposed EU-Canada Trade Agreement Raises Health Concerns in both Canada and European Union. Ottawa: Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives, 2011.
Labonté, R., Mohindra, K., and Lencucha, R. “Framing International Trade and Chronic Disease.” Globalization and Health, 21(3): 273-287, 2011.
Labonté, R. “From International to Global: Framing Health in the New Millennium”, in Parker and M. Sommer (eds.). Handbook of Global Health, New York: Routledge. pp.38-50. 2011.
Labonté R. and Schrecker T. “The state of global health in a radically unequal world: patterns and prospects”, in Benatar, S. and Brock, G. (eds.). Global Health and Global Health Ethics, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. pp.24-36. 2011.
Labonté, R. “Liberalized Trade the Public’s Health: What Are the Linkages? What Is the Evidence? What Are the Healthy Options?” In A. den Exter (ed.), Trade, Health and Human Rights. Rotterdam: Erasmus University Publishers, 2010.
Labonté, R., Blouin, C. and Forman, L. Trade, Growth and Population Health: An Introductory Review. Ottawa: Collection d’études transdisciplinaires en santé des populations / Transdisciplinary Studies in Population Health Series. 2010. ISSN 1922-1398.
Labonté, R. “The Global Financial Crisis and Health: Scaling Up Our Effort.” Canadian Journal of Public Health 100(3): 173-75, 2009.
Labonté, R., Blouin, C. and Forman, L. “Trade and Health.” In A. Kay and O.D. Williams (eds.), Global Health Governance: Crisis, Institutions and Political Economy. London: Palgrave Macmillan. pp. 182-208. 2009.
Labonté, R. “Trade and public health – facing the challenges of globalization: author’s response”, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 61:655. 2007.
Labonté, R., Schrecker, T. and Sanders, D. “Trade Policy and Health Equity: Can they Avoid a Collision?” In C. Blouin, N. Drager and J. Heymann (eds.), Trade and Health: Seeking Common Ground. Montreal: McGill Queens University Press, 2007.
Labonté, R., and Sanger, M. “A Glossary of The World Trade Organization and Public Health: Part 2.” Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, 60(9): 738-44, 2006. www.jech.bmj.com
Labonté, R. and Sanger, M. “A Glossary of The World Trade Organization and Public Health: Part 1” Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 60(8): 655-661, 2006. www.jech.bmj.com
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):142-144, 2006.
Labonté, R. “Globalization, Health and the Free Trade Regime: Assessing the Links”, Harris, R. and Seid, M. (eds.). Globalization and Health, Boston: Brill. pp.47-72. 2004.
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. Dying for Trade: How Globalization Can Be Bad for Our Health. Toronto: Centre for Social Justice, 2003. (Also reprinted as a special issue of the ICFAI Journal of Health Care Law, India).
Labonté, R. “Globalization, Trade and Health: Unpacking the Linkages, Defining the Healthy Public Policy Options”, Hofrichter, R. (ed.). Health and Social Justice: Politics, Ideology and Inequity in the Distribution of Disease, San Francisco: Jossey-Bass. pp.469-500. 2003.
Labonté, R. “From the global market to the global village: ‘free’ trade and the World Trade Organization”, International Journal of Health Promotion and Education XI(1):23-27. 2003.
Labonté, R. and Lamarre, M-C. “Du marché mondial au village planétaire: libre-échange santé et Organisation mondiale du commerce”, International Journal of Health Promotion and Education XI(1):31-39. 2003; reprinted in Santé Publique 15(3): 267-78.
Campbell, B., Blouin, C., Foster, J., Labonté, R., M. Lexchin, J. Sanger, M. Shrybman, S., Sinclair, S. Putting Health First Canadian Health Care, Trade Treaties and Foreign Policy. 2002.
Labonté, R. “International Governance and World Trade Organization Reform”, Critical Public Health 12(1):65-86. 2002.
Labonté, R. “Globalization and Reform of the World Trade Organization”, Canadian Journal of Public Health (Commentary) 92(4):248-9. 2001.
Labonté, R. “Liberalisation, Health and the World Trade Organisation”, Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health 55(6):620-21. 2001.
Labonté, R. “Global Governance and Reform of the World Trade Organization (Excerpts)”, International Journal of Health Promotion and Education 8(2):81-82. 2001.
Labonté, R. “International Governance and Reform of the World Trade Organization”, Health Education Research 16(4):101-6. 2001.
Labonté, R. and Wise, M. “La commerce et la sante,” La Sante de l’Homme 346. mars/avril, 2001.
Labonté, R. “Brief to the World Trade Organization: World Trade and Population Health”, International Journal of Health Promotion and Education VI (4): 24-32. 2000.
Labonté, R. “Healthy Public Policy and the World Trade Organization”, Bambas, A., Casas, JA., Drayton, H. and Valdes, A. (eds.). Health and Human Development in the New Global Economy, Washington: PAHO. pp.105-120. 2000.
Labonté, R. “Healthy public policy and the World Trade Organization: a proposal for an international health presence in future world trade/investment talks”, Health Promotion International 13(3): 245-56. 1998.
Labonté, R. “Una politica pubblica sana e l’organizzazaione per il Commercio: una proposta per una presenza internationale della salute nei futuri dibattiti sull’investimento e il commecrio mondiale”, Educazaione Sanitaria e Promozione della Salute XXI(3):54-70. 1998.
Labonté, R. “World Trade and Investment Agreements: Implications for Public Health”, Canadian Journal of Public Health 89(1):10-12. 1998.