Corruption Category Research and development
Anti-corruption work relating to studies and trials of new medicines and healthcare equipment. Corruption risks, such as misleading findings or suppressing negative results, can put the lives of patients at risk.
National Household Survey 2017
This 2017 survey is the eighth in the series. It is observed that 66.5% of households in Bangladesh experienced corruption when receiving services from public and private sectors or institutions. For the health sector, 42.5% of household experienced corruption.
Corruption and its Socio-Economic Impacts on the Healthcare Sector (Tsaboy Ny Gasy Project)
The Tsaboy ny Gasy Project advocates citizens' social and economic rights, particularly by fighting corruption in the health sector in Madagascar. To inform the project, TI-Madagascar has conducted a diagnosis into the different forms of country that impact upon health services. This has involved: a study of the legislative environment; a literature review (existing evidence…
TI Lithuania launched a social design experiment "Vitamin Lab" to see if changing clinic’s environment indirectly affects the behaviour and attitudes of patients, increase transparency and reduce bribery.
Vitamin Lab featured an interactive installation that TI Lithuania created with the community of Lazdynai Outpatient Clinic. Installed in the clinic’s waiting area, every patient was invited to evaluate his/her visit and indicate how smoothly the procedures went, how clear the doctor was when prescribing medication, what the overall impression of the visit was, would they be willing to say thank you to their doctor.
Patients expressed their feedback by distributing five yellow tokens into different categories of evaluation e.g. procedures were clear; communication was pleasant; I did not like it.
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, 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.
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.
Global Partners:Transparimed Crown Agents Novartis
Healthcare Clinics in Lithuania
Mesh Down Under
Ministry of Health
Kyiv School of Economics
Ministry of Economic Development and Trade
Open Contracting Partnership
State-owned enterprise (SOE) "ProZorro"