Corruption Category Workforce

Anti-corruption work relating to doctors, nurses and all other healthcare workers. The theft of healthcare funds and corruption in the management of healthcare providers, for example, will limit the quality of healthcare services delivered to patients.


chapter Chapters


research Research

November 2019

Sectoral Risk Assessment in Sri Lanka

Chapter: Sri Lanka

Despite an initial energetic start by the Sri Lankan Government with the creation of a number of bodies dealing with the SDGs, such as the Ministry of Sustainable Development and wildlife and the Sustainable Development Council to name a few, there has been little progress in terms of implementation, or of streamlining action across relevant…

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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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November 2019

Promoting Integrity and Reducing Vulnerabilities to Corruption in the Romanian Health System

Chapter: Romania

One of the priorities assumed by Romania through the National Development Program 2007-2013 regarding health (priorities that overlap with those of the Government Program) are: "increasing the accessibility of the population to health services", "improving the quality and safety of the medical act" ", "decision-making transparency in order to increase the efficiency in the use…

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project Projects

May 2020

Increasing Participation, Accountability, Responsiveness and Transparency (PART): focus on the National Health Insurance Scheme (NHIS) and other MDG-related interventions in the health sector in Ghana’

To achieve improved transparency and accountability in the flow and utilisation of NHIS financial resources leading to improved health service delivery in selected deprived districts by December 2014. The original project was focused on three regions and was financially supported by STAR-Ghana, a multi-donor agency.

November 2019

#BūkPokytis (#BeChange)

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.

Behaviour Change:

Anti-Corruption Activism

November 2019

Vitamin Lab

TI Lithuania launched a social design experiment "Vitamin Lab" to see if changing clinic’s environment indirectly affects the behaviour and attitudes of patients, increases transparency and reduces bribery.

November 2019

The Best Thank You to the Doctor Is Your Smile

The aim of this project was to raise awareness amongst the patients that bribery is not a key to a good treatment in the hospitals, and the best gratitude to a doctor is a simple “thank you”.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Improved enforcement of policies

Better Institutional Processes

Behaviour Change:

Anti-Corruption Activism

November 2019

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.

Policy & Insititutional Change:

Policy Adoption & Amendment

Better Institutional Processes


partner Partners

Global Partners:
World Health Organisation (WHO) European Commission Department for International Development UK (DIFD) Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA)
Regional Partners:

Governmental Institution

Healthcare Clinics in Lithuania

Junior Doctors Association

Lithuanian Cancer Patient Coalition

Medical Student's Association

Ministry of Health

Lithuanian Medical Students' Association

The Cancer Patients Support Association

Individuals or general public

NGO or Civil Society Organisation