region Asia Pacific
Sectoral Risk Assessment in Sri Lanka
Despite an initial energetic start by the Sri Lankan Government with the creation of a number of bodies dealing with the SDGs, such as the Ministry of Sustainable Development and wildlife and the Sustainable Development Council to name a few, there has been little progress in terms of implementation, or of streamlining action across relevant…
Public Perception Survey on Transparency and Accountability in Public Healthcare
A nationally representative survey on transparency and accountability in public healthcare in Cambodia. The survey seeks to quantify citizens’ perceptions, awareness and attitudes regarding the transparency and accountability of healthcare in Cambodia, and understand citizens’ experience in using healthcare in the country. The research follows a mixed-methods approach, combining qualitative and quantitative data collection, and…
National Household Survey 2017
This 2017 survey is the eighth in the series. It is observed that 66.5% of households in Bangladesh experienced corruption when receiving services from public and private sectors or institutions. For the health sector, 42.5% of household experienced corruption.
Corruption and its Socio-Economic Impacts on the Healthcare Sector (Tsaboy Ny Gasy Project)
The Tsaboy ny Gasy Project advocates for citizens' social and economic rights, particularly by fighting corruption in the health sector in Madagascar. To inform the project, TI-Madagascar conducted an assessment to identify how different types of corruption impact health services. This involved a study of the legislative environment; a literature review (existing evidence of corruption),…
Open Contracting for Health (OC4H)
TI-Nepal is implementing the Open Contracting for Health (OC4H) project in Nepal in partnership with the Transparency International Health Initiative (TI-HI), the initiator of the multi-country project.
The project's goal is to improve transparency in the public procurement processes and data dissemination related to the health sector. It aims to achieve this by promoting open contracting standards, electronic public procurement systems and proactive disclosure of data. The project interventions are expected to reduce corruption and promote transparency, integrity and accountability within the pharmaceutical and healthcare sectors.
Influencing Increased Transparency in Clinical Trials
The work focused on engaging with regulators for a general review of the legislation governing medications. The goal was to influence stronger compliance around clinical trial registers, lodging and reporting. Working with partners (TranspaiMED and Mesh Down Under), the work sought to encourage the New Zealand Government to subscribe to the World Health Organisation joint statement on public disclosure of results from clinical trials.
Improve Transparency and Accountability in Health Sector under Building Integrity Blocks for Effective Change (BIBEC) Project
The overall objective of BIBEC is to concentrate on building and strengthening a series of mutually supportive and reinforcing integrity blocks to effectively reduce corruption. “Blocks” here imply the key institutions, policy/law, education, training, ethics and values, and above all, the people of the country.
Transparency International Bangladesh's work on health issues mainly includes research and advocacy at local and national levels. The main objective of these activities is to bring about positive changes in policies and practices of concerned authorities in regard to ensuring good governance and integrity in health services.
Global Partners:European Union BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal Transparimed Department for International Development UK (DIFD) Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Ministry of Health
NGO or Civil Society Organisation
Mesh Down Under
Individuals or general public