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News updates out of World Health Assembly

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World Health Organization

The main news today out of the World Health Assembly meeting being held this week in Geneva appears to be that the World Health Organization is dis-assembling and reinventing:

AFP: WHO in overhaul as health body faces losses

Washington Post: WHO head blames budget cuts on global financial crisis

IP Watch: WHO head embarking on most extensive reforms in history

SciDev: WHO must reinvent itself as health knowledge hub

AFP: Taiwan mad at WHO for calling it China

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Tom Paulson

Tom Paulson is founder and lead journalist at Humanosphere. Prior to operating this online news site, he reported on science,  medicine, health policy, aid and development for the Seattle Post-Intelligencer. Contact him at tom[at]humanosphere.org or follow him on Twitter @tompaulson.