Adopting New International Health Instruments - What Can We Learn From the FCTC? Comment on “The Legal Strength of International Health Instruments - What It Brings to Global Health Governance?”

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This Commentary forms a response to Nikogosian’s and Kickbusch’s forward-looking perspective about the legal strength of international health instruments. Building on their arguments, in this commentary we consider what we can learn from the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) for the adoption of new legal international health instruments.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)264-267
Number of pages4
JournalInternational Journal of Health Policy and Management
Issue number3
Early online date15-Jul-2017
Publication statusPublished - Mar-2018


  • Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)
  • Non-communicable Diseases (NCDs)
  • Law and Policy Solutions
  • International Relations Theory
  • Unhealthy Diets

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