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Trade and investment liberalization and Asia’s noncommunicable disease epidemic: a synthesis of data and existing literature

Overview of attention for article published in Globalization and Health, September 2014
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Title
Trade and investment liberalization and Asia’s noncommunicable disease epidemic: a synthesis of data and existing literature
Published in
Globalization and Health, September 2014
DOI 10.1186/s12992-014-0066-8
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Authors

Phillip Baker, Adrian Kay, Helen Walls

Abstract

Trade and investment liberalization (trade liberalization) can promote or harm health. Undoubtedly it has contributed, although unevenly, to Asia's social and economic development over recent decades with resultant gains in life expectancy and living standards. In the absence of public health protections, however, it is also a significant upstream driver of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) including cardiovascular disease, cancer and diabetes through facilitating increased consumption of the 'risk commodities' tobacco, alcohol and ultra-processed foods, and by constraining access to NCD medicines. In this paper we describe the NCD burden in Asian countries, trends in risk commodity consumption and the processes by which trade liberalization has occurred in the region and contributed to these trends. We further establish pressing questions for future research on strengthening regulatory capacity to address trade liberalization impacts on risk commodity consumption and health.

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Geographical breakdown

Country Count As %
United Kingdom 1 <1%
Unknown 140 99%

Demographic breakdown

Readers by professional status Count As %
Student > Master 31 22%
Student > Bachelor 23 16%
Student > Ph. D. Student 20 14%
Researcher 11 8%
Student > Doctoral Student 9 6%
Other 22 16%
Unknown 25 18%
Readers by discipline Count As %
Medicine and Dentistry 28 20%
Social Sciences 23 16%
Nursing and Health Professions 15 11%
Economics, Econometrics and Finance 11 8%
Business, Management and Accounting 8 6%
Other 20 14%
Unknown 36 26%

Attention Score in Context

This research output has an Altmetric Attention Score of 4. This is our high-level measure of the quality and quantity of online attention that it has received. This Attention Score, as well as the ranking and number of research outputs shown below, was calculated when the research output was last mentioned on 01 January 2017.
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#5,233,735
of 17,360,236 outputs
Outputs from Globalization and Health
#641
of 888 outputs
Outputs of similar age
#66,645
of 222,074 outputs
Outputs of similar age from Globalization and Health
#1
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