Corruption Category Procurement

Anti-corruption work relating to the purchasing of healthcare resources, such as facilities, medicines and equipment. Corruption in procurement can lead to the purchase of obsolete, dangerous, ineffective, or undelivered products, facilities and services.


chapter Chapters


research Research

November 2019

Open Data to Fight Corruption: Health Sector

Chapter: Slovakia

A case study published by TI Slovakia aims to provide guidance to policy-makers and activists in a diverse range of countries for how specific data sets can used to prevent, detect and investigate corruption. An investigation of procurement data by TI Slovakia reveal that many aspects of open data are not being met or are…

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November 2019

Report On Public Procurement Monitoring At The Ministry Of Health Supply Of Consumables For Haemodialysis

Chapter: Kosovo

Kosova Democratic Institute (KDI) has signed a cooperation agreement with this institution in order to enable the exchange of information and good practices that would contribute to the advancement of the public procurement process. In this report, three Public Contracts, related to the supply of consumables for haemodialysis, were analysed, which were carried out during…

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November 2019

Sectoral Risk Assessment in Sri Lanka

Chapter: Sri Lanka

The Sustainable Development Goal 3 concerning health was viewed from 3 different dimensions; mapping of the different stakeholders in the particular sector, identifying the types of corruption and the most prevalent practices of corruption in the sector, identifying gaps in the legal framework.

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November 2019

Report Monitoring Progress made by the Honduras Ministry of Health’s 2016 Improvement Plan

Chapter: Honduras

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…

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project Projects

November 2019

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.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Better Institutional Processes

November 2019

Improve Transparency and Accountability in Health Sector under Building Integrity Blocks for Effective Change (BIBEC) Project

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.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Policy Adoption & Amendment

Better Institutional Processes

November 2019

Curing the Unhealthy Health System in Bosnia and Herzegovina

The overall objective of the project is to contribute to reducing corruption in the health sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina through Civil Society Organisational (CSOs) engagement in policy formulation, decision making and supporting public healthcare institutions in providing a more quality and efficient health services to citizens. Main activities will focus on improving transparency, accountability and integrity of 15 healthcare institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina through provision of systemic solutions in key corruption risk areas of public procurement, conflict of interest, human resources management and financial management; patients’ waiting lists and increasing relevance of CSOs and media in the fight against corruption in the health sector in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Better Institutional Processes

Behaviour Change:

Community Action

November 2019

Curiamo la corruzione (We Treat Corruption)

The aim of the project was to enforce a Healthcare Integrity System, ensuring more efficiency and fair market rules through collective actions with institutions, hospitals, Local Health Authorities (LHA), civil society and private companies.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Policy Adoption & Amendment

November 2019

Community and Health Provider-driven Social Accountability Intervention (CaPSAI)

The Community and Provider-driven Social Accountability Intervention (CaPSAI) study is an intervention initiated in partnership with the UNDP, UNFPA, UNICEF, WHO and the World Bank Special Training in Human Reproduction (HRP Research), which is the main instrument and leading research agency within the United Nations system concerned with sexual and reproductive health and rights.

It is being implemented by Ghana Integrity Initiative (GII) and Population Council, with the aim of assessing how social accountability mechanisms can influence contraceptive uptake and use in family planning programmes/uptake.

The project is implemented in three district and in eight health sites (communities) in the Central region of Ghana.

The methodology adopted to implement this social accountability, is the use of community scorecard and eight steps has been designed to follow:

• Introduction of the intervention to the community.
• Mobilization of participants for the intervention.
• Health, rights and civic education with community participants.
• Prioritization meeting with community.
• Prioritization meeting with duty bearers.
• Interface meeting and joint action planning.
• First follow-up meeting with community and duty bearers at three months.
• Second follow-up meeting with community duty bearers at six months.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Better Institutional Processes

Behaviour Change:

Community Action

November 2019

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 is then accessible to every patient in order to increase transparency of healthcare procurement with the long-term aim being the improvement of service delivery quality.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Better Institutional Processes


partner Partners

Global Partners:
BMJ (formerly British Medical Journal Department for International Development UK (DIFD) Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA) Novartis Crown Agents
Regional Partners:

Governmental Institution

Ministry of Health

NGO or Civil Society Organisation

Individuals or general public

Centre for Civic Initiatives

CENSIS

Healthcare association or trade body

ISPE

RISSC

University, academia or research institution

Population Council

Kyiv School of Economics

Ministry of Economic Development and Trade

Open Contracting Partnership

State-owned enterprise (SOE) "ProZorro"