COVID-19 Trade Policy at Work

Trade in Health Services in the light of Covid-19: Actions Points for Developing Countries

Being faced with an unprecedented crisis, the most talked about issue today is health – health products, workers and services. Due to globalisation and the world’s reliance on global value chains, trade has become an integral part of our lives and trade in the health sector even more so. This note aims to draw attention towards the less discussed trade in health services, its trends until now and how they might change in the light of the COVID 19. It also sheds light on the possible next steps that developing countries can undertake to enhance their post-pandemic trade in health services.