Brazil and the framework convention on tobacco control: global health diplomacy as soft power

PLoS Med. 2010 Apr 20;7(4):e1000232. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1000232.


As part of the PLoS Medicine series on Global Health Diplomacy, Kelley Lee and colleagues provide a case study of Brazil's growing influence in international relations and global health, using as an example that country's role and use of “soft power” in the negotiation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.

Publication types

  • Research Support, N.I.H., Extramural
  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Brazil
  • Global Health*
  • Health Policy
  • Humans
  • Public Policy*
  • Smoking Cessation / legislation & jurisprudence*
  • Social Control, Formal