U.S. House Committee Warns WHO’s IARC Funding Could Be Cut If Transparency Not Improved
Reuters: U.S. House committee ‘may reconsider’ WHO cancer agency funds
“U.S. congressional committee members warned on Friday that Washington’s funding of the World Health Organization’s cancer research agency could be halted unless it is more open about its operations. In a letter to the France-based International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) — a semi-autonomous unit of the WHO — the U.S. House of Representatives Science, Space, and Technology (SST) Committee warned it ‘may reconsider U.S. taxpayer funding’ if IARC ‘does not demonstrate transparency’…” (Kelland, 12/8).
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