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Transparency and Accountability in Kenya’s Health Financing Models
Transparency and Accountability especially on resources for the Health sector has also been wanting. In 2017 for instance, the Health Sector witnessed major challenges flowing from industrial unrest by health practitioners, corruption and poor service delivery leading to wastage of public funds. The U.S. Embassy to Kenya on May 9, 2017 reported the suspension of…
Monitoring Report of Ministry of Health’s 2016 Improvement Plan
In January 2014, the Honduras government and TI/ASJ signed the “Collaboration and Good Faith Agreement for Promoting Transparency, Combatting Corruption and Strengthening Systems”. Since then, TI/ASJ has conducted independent monitoring and evaluation of the Ministry of Health’s performance in three areas: purchasing and contracts, human resources management, and data collection and evaluation. Based on TI/ASJ’s…
Improving the Quality of Health Care in the Public Sector
The research aimed to demonstrate how transparency in the health sector can improve the efficiency of budget allocations and result in improved overall care. TI Jordan conducted a survey with eight government hospitals in central Jordan, three in the north, and two in the south, to assess the efficiency and effectiveness of secondary health care…
Governance of the Directorate of Drug Administration: Challenges and Way forward
The study assessed the effectiveness of the Government Drug Administration to tackle corruption. The study follows recent measures by the Government to strengthen the capacities of the Drug Administration. These include increasing the workforce in field offices, investing in capacity building, and enhancing the central drug laboratory. Moreover, the Government Drug Administration has taken measures…
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),…
Supporting the implementation of drug control policies
The main objective of this project is to promote public health through the prevention and fight against illegal drugs, alcohol abuse and tobacco consumption in communities. It aims to create anti drugs coalitions in community-based to inform, educate sensitize adolescents and young people about disorders related to the use of psychoactive substances.Till now we count 7 coalitions in Lome .
Supporting the implementation of the WHO Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC)
The project aims at promoting public health through the strengthening of the Togolese Tobacco Control Law by integrating 100% smoke free policy and graphic pictorial health warning.
Main Objective: To promote the adoption of a tobacco control law in line with the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).
ALAC’s approach to COVID-19
Provide legal assistance to citizens, as well as work with other civil society organisations and government to enhance Tunisia’s COVID-19 response. This is with a view to improve the country’s social accountability mechanisms.
Mobile Drug Tracking System (MDTS)
The Mobile Drug Tracking System (MDTS) main objective was to increase citizen participation through assisting the citizenry to track pharmaceutical commodities in their local health facilities. It specifically allows citizens, community health workers and hospital management committees to query and monitor stocks. Additionally, it empowers citizens with information and knowledge to hold the governing institutions accountable.
Increasing Participation, Accountability, Responsiveness and Transparency (PART): focus on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and other MDG-related interventions in the health sector in Ghana’
To achieve improved transparency and accountability in the flow and utilisation of NHIS financial resources leading to improved health service delivery in selected deprived districts by December 2014. The original project was focused on three regions and was financially supported by STAR-Ghana, a multi-donor agency.
Lithuanian medical organisations such as Lithuanian Junior Doctors Association, with the support of TI Lithuania and others ran a professionalism campaign called #BeChange.
The goal of the initiative was to encourage medical practitioners to sign a declaration and commit to fostering transparency of the healthcare system. It is also aimed at politicians and healthcare executives to encourage them in strengthening the integrity and accountability of the healthcare sector overall.
An online platform, www.bukpokytis.lt is available for the members of medical community to sign their pledge and access information about transparency of the healthcare system.
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.
Improving Basic Healthcare Service Delivery in Cameroon by Promoting Innovative Whistle-blowing Techniques
The project aimed to reinforce transparency, accountability, participation and integrity in public hospitals in Cameroon by raising patient awareness of healthcare rights and providing an independent mechanism to report instances of corruption.
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.
Fight against Illicit Trade of Pharmaceutical Products.
The aim was to raise public awareness of the impact of substandard and falsified medicines (SFM) on their health and advocate for law enforcement operations to increase the seizure of SFM.
Enhancing Community Awareness on the Linkage between Corruption and Human Rights
The Coalition for Accountability and Integrity (AMAN), worked throughout this project on sharing the global knowledge on the linkage between corruption and human rights by compiling a practical assessment for Palestine with focus on the fundamental right to health, and providing community awareness on this linkage and empowering CSOs working on the health right to integrate integrity, transparency, accountability and anti- corruption in their strategies to play an active role in holding officials accountable for corruption and violation of human rights.
Community and Health Provider-driven Social Accountability Intervention (CaPSAI)
The aim of the CaPSAI project is 2-fold:
- Describe and examine how social accountability processes are implemented and operationalized with a focus on understanding behaviours, decision-making processes, and the barriers and facilitators of change, with a view to generalizability;
- Develop more responsive quantitative measures for social accountability and show the relationship between social accountability and uptake of contraceptives and use and other family planning behaviours.
Civic Monitoring of Public Procurement in Ukraine
The project aimed to establish an automated monitoring system to track public procurement, including the spending of funds within the healthcare sector. This information would then be accessible to every patient in order to increase transparency of healthcare procurement, with the long-term aim being the improvement of service delivery quality.
Global Partners:European Union GlaxoSmithKline Plc. World Health Organisation (WHO) Novartis European Commission BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal Transparimed Department for International Development UK (DIFD) Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) Crown Agents
NGO or Civil Society Organisation
Ministry of Health
Hospital Health Management Committees
Healthcare Clinics in Lithuania
Junior Doctors Association
Lithuanian Cancer Patient Coalition
Medical Student's Association
Mesh Down Under
Regional Delegation of Public Health
Individuals or general public
Kyiv School of Economics
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
Open Contracting Partnership
State-owned enterprise (SOE) "ProZorro"