Pharmaceutical Procurement

Chapter: Kenya | Project range: Local | Year: 2014

Chapter details

About the chapter:
Founded in 1999 in Kenya, TI-Kenya is a not-for-profit organisation with the aim of developing a transparent and corruption-free society. TI-Kenya is one of the autonomous chapters of the global Transparency International movement. The organisation has 20 years’ experience in governance work at the national and county levels. These include direct engagement with the Government, the private sector, individuals and groups. TI-Kenya uses advocacy as its signature approach; this is complemented by other approaches such as partnerships’ development, research, capacity building and civic engagement, with the focus sectors comprising health, education, security (police), humanitarian aid, natural resource governance (climate governance, extractives and land).

CPI Score: 27

CPI Rank: 144

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Governance & leadership

Information systems




Global Partners:
National Partners:
Business Governmental Institution NGO or Civil Society Organisation

Theory of Change


This project involved the formation of the Forum for Transparency and Accountability in Pharmaceutical procurement, bringing together various stakeholders in the health sector including Ministry of Health , Civil Society Organisations , Public Procurement Authority among others with the objective of monitoring pharmaceutical procurement and supply chain management and espousing transparency and accountability in the health sector. It also involved the development of Mobile Drug Tracking System and Drug Price Index, to support pharmaceutical procurement monitoring.


  1. Legislation review (Health Bill 2014)
    AdvocacyPolicy review
  2. Citizen monitoring and health satisfaction tools
    Risk assessment, vulnerability map & baseline study
  3. Developed the Mobile Drug Tracking System (MDTS) and Drug Price Index
    System development
  4. Coalition building
    AdvocacyConsultationStrategic working groups & Collaboration