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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…
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.
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.
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.
Global Partners:European Commission BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal Transparimed Department for International Development UK (DIFD) Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Ministry of Health
Hospital Health Management Committees
NGO or Civil Society Organisation
Healthcare Clinics in Lithuania
Junior Doctors Association
Lithuanian Cancer Patient Coalition
Medical Student's Association
Mesh Down Under
Individuals or general public