TITLE

Canada's perceived lack of leadership on global tobacco control

AUTHOR(S)
Hébert, Paul C.; Reddy, K. Srinath; Jha, Prabhat
PUB. DATE
July 2010
SOURCE
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;7/13/2010, Vol. 182 Issue 10, pE427
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The authors reflect on the issues involving the appointment of Barbara McDougall as the chairperson of the International Development Research Center (IDRC). They note that McDougall's previous role as an excutive of Imperial Tobacco Co. affects the priority of the IDRC to control tobacco use in developing countries. They contend that McDougall's role in the IDRC has weakened the institution's reputation.
ACCESSION #
52226768

 

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