Transparency International Bangladesh (TI-B) is an independent, non-government, non-partisan and non-profit organization with a vision of a Bangladesh in which government, politics, businesses, civil society and the daily lives of its citizens are free from corruption.
Governance Challenges in Health Sector and the way out
Despite some successes, hindrances to good governance prevail in health sector. According to TI-Bangladesh's National Household Survey (2012), 40.2% of the recipients of health services from public institutions became victims of irregularities and corruption while receiving services. According to this survey, the estimated amount of bribes at the national level in this sector amounted to…
Private Healthcare: Governance Challenges and Way Out
The main objective of this research is to identify the challenges of governance in private healthcare programs and to recommend ways to overcome them. The specific objectives of this research are to: 1. Review the existing legal and institutional framework governing private healthcare institutions. 2. Identify the nature of irregularities and corruption in private healthcare…
National Household Survey 2017
This 2017 survey is the 8th of this series. It is observed that 66.5% of households in Bangladesh experienced corruption when receiving services from public and private organisations. In the health sector, 42.5% of household experienced corruption.
Governance of the Directorate of Drug Administration: Challenges and Way forward
The study assessed the effectiveness of the Government Drug Administration in tackling 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…
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” hereby mean the key institutions, i.e., policy/law, education, training, ethics and values, and above all, the citizens of the country.
Global Partners:Department for International Development UK (DIFD) Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Ministry of Health and Family Planning
Hospital Health Management Committees
Ministry of Health
NGO or Civil Society Organisation
Individuals or general public