World Health Organization spent more on plane tickets and hotels than AIDS and malaria – Quartz

The World Health Organization reportedly spent more money last year on traveling around the globe, than they did on actually combating the world’s illnesses. The health agency spent approximately $200 million on plane tickets, hotel accommodation and other travel expenses—more than its combined spending to tackle AIDS, malaria, tuberculosis and hepatitis, according to an investigation […]

Manchester attack: Social media calls for travel ban after UK tragedy – Fox News

As people around the globe continue to express condolences for those affected by the deadly Manchester Arena attack, many in the U.S. are viewing the tragedy as a rallying point for enforcing tighter travel restrictions. On Monday, a suicide bomber detonated an improvised explosive device near the exit of Manchester Arena as an Ariana Grande concert […]

Tips For Staying Healthy When Traveling Abroad – NPR

Heading someplace where you could get traveler’s diarrhea? Try packing some prophylactic pills containing bismuth subsalicylate, such as Pepto Bismol. Meredith Rizzo/NPR hide caption toggle caption Meredith Rizzo/NPR Heading someplace where you could get traveler’s diarrhea? Try packing some prophylactic pills containing bismuth subsalicylate, such as Pepto Bismol. Meredith Rizzo/NPR When planning a summer trip […]

WHO Spends More on Travel Than on AIDS, Malaria – NBCNews.com

Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, traveled to Guinea earlier this month to join the country’s president in celebrating the world’s first Ebola vaccine. After praising health workers in West Africa for their triumph over the lethal virus, Chan spent the night in the top-tier presidential suite at the beach-side Palm Camayenne […]

WHO travel costs ‘outstrip’ disease budget – Aljazeera.com

The World Health Organization spent about $200m in 2015 and 2016 on travel, a figure that far exceeds what it spends on public health problems such as AIDS, the Associated Press (AP) news agency has reported. Citing internal documents, AP reported on Sunday that the UN health agency is struggling to reign in travel […]

Seattle Mom Sues Trump To Stop Travel Ban And Bring Her Son Home – NPR

Juweiya Ali is fighting to bring her 7-year-old son to the U.S. from Somalia. Her latest battle is a lawsuit against President Trump’s travel ban. Joel Rose/NPR hide caption toggle caption Joel Rose/NPR Juweiya Ali is fighting to bring her 7-year-old son to the U.S. from Somalia. Her latest battle is a lawsuit against President […]

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