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WHO Expresses Concern Over Foreign Academics Denied Visas By U.K. Government To Attend Conference

The Guardian: WHO voices alarm as academics denied visas to visit U.K. conference
“The World Health Organization (WHO) has expressed alarm about the impact of the U.K. government’s immigration policy on international academic cooperation after several foreign scholars were denied visas to attend a conference. The organizers of the Global Symposium on Health Systems Research in Liverpool, which runs until Friday, are compiling a dossier of immigration problems that are understood to have affected at least 10 of the event’s 2,000 registered delegates…” (Weaver, 10/9).

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