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WHO spent more money on travel than AIDS, malaria, AP investigation reveals — Quartz

24.5.17

WHO spent more money on travel than AIDS, malaria, AP investigation reveals — Quartz: 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 by the Associated Press on May 21.

The organization may be a global entity, but it is funded by taxpayers via states’ contributions to the United Nations. The allegations around WHO’s travel spending are hard to reconcile when considering its increasingly desperate pleas for donor funding.
Margaret Chan
WHO D-G Margaret Chan is on her way out (AP Photo/Andy Wong)


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