WHO forks out more on travel than fighting AIDS: AP

Dr. Margaret Chan
World Health Organization Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan waits for the opening of the 67th World Health Assembly at the European headquarters of the United Nations in Geneva, Switzerland on May 19, 2014. An Aug. 3, 2014 email from Chan to senior WHO staffers said logistics experts were receiving only a couple hundred dollars a week to cover thousands of dollars in expenses for basics for the Ebola outbreak in the summer of 2014. She warned that WHO needed to respond efficiently if it was to retain its leadership in the fight against Ebola. (Jean-Christophe Bott / Keystone)

Dr. Margaret Chan, director-general of the World Health Organization, travelled to Guinea earlier this month to join the country’s president in celebrating the world’s first Ebola vaccine.  Read More

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