Health


World Health Assembly Elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as New Who Director

The victor, who will serve a five-year term, takes office July 1, succeeding Margaret Chan , who has held the post since November 2006. The WHO, with a $2 billion annual budget, routinely spends about $200 million a year on travel , far more than what it spends to fight some of its biggest problems in public health , according to the Associated Press.


Trump administration unveils first budget with USD3.6-T spending cut

Trump administration unveils first budget with USD3.6-T spending cut

Instead, Cornyn said he believes conversations are already underway about how Republicans can negotiate with Democrats to avoid across-the-board spending cuts that are scheduled to go into effect in October. "We don't have enough money to take care of everybody who doesn't need help". Mulvaney, who served in the House from 2011 until earlier this year, is a co-founder of the House Freedom Caucus.



N Korea 'flatly rejects' United Nations vow to tighten sanctions

South Korea military said Monday the missile is a medium-range projectile but Pyongyang has yet to acquire the re-entry technology for ICBMs. On Sunday Pyongyang conducted what it said was a successful test of a medium-range ballistic missile .



The Ebola Virus Is Back In Congo

Congolese Health Minister Oly Ilunga announced Saturday that three people had died of the virus in the northeast of the country. Experts say to prevent the spread of the virus they must quickly track down, test, isolate and treat suspected cases.


JR Smith: LeBron James Must 'Play Confident' in Game 4

JR Smith: LeBron James Must 'Play Confident' in Game 4

Such was the case Sunday night when the four-time league MVP put up a stinker (11 points, 4 of 13 shooting, 6 turnovers, no points over the final 16 minutes, 31 seconds) in a Game 3 loss to the Boston Celtics in the Eastern Conference Finals.



Trump sends Congress $4.1T spending plan

Without the cut, spending on SNAP is projected to total $672 billion in that time , the newspaper reported. Mexico emphatically rejects that notion. "There's a certain philosophy wrapped up in the budget, and that is that we are no longer going to measure compassion by the number of programs or the number of people on those programs", he said .