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WHO Director-General Candidate Douste-Blazy Proposes Small International Tax To Help Fund U.N. Health Agency

Associated Press: Candidate for U.N. health chief eyes global tax to help WHO
“A French diplomat competing to be the world’s top health official says a tiny international tax can help fill the World Health Organization’s coffers, a proposal aimed at bringing order to the U.N. agency’s fragmented budget. Dr. Philippe Douste-Blazy told journalists at the Foreign Ministry in Paris that ‘micropayments’ tacked on to as-yet-undetermined international business operations could support WHO’s budget…” (5/18).