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International Trade Agreements and Health Policy HSCI 407 (3)

A review of the impact of international trade agreements in shaping health policy in Canada as well as in other developed and developing countries. The impact of trade obligations in key health policy areas, including: the provision of health services, health insurance, intellectual property, pharmaceutical policy, bio-technology, the accreditation of health professionals and the ability of governments to regulate developments in the health care sector. Prerequisite: at least 60 units in health sciences including HSCI 130, 305 and at least one other upper division HSCI course.