In 2001, the World Health Organization (WHO) began a 2- phase project called the WHO Research Into Global Hazards of Travel (WRIGHT) Project. The objectives of the project were to confirm that the risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) is increased by air travel and to determine the magnitude of risk, the effect of other factors on the risk, and the effect of preventive measures on risk.
The key findings of the WRIGHT Phase I report include the following:
Although the annual HIV diagnosis rate between 2010 and 2014 decreased for black individuals by 16.2%, blacks remain disproportionately affected by HIV/AIDS.
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