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Opacity over clinical trials of medical treatments putting patients at risk All clinical trials must be made fully transparent   12th December 2017, London – Four health integrity organisations have come together in calling for governments to ensure that patients, doctors, and scientists can access the full results of all clinical trials. A new publication...
Written by Robert Barrington The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) recently announced the results of its enquiry into funds lost due to fraud and corruption during the 2014-16 Ebola crisis in West Africa. From a total budget for these activities of $100mil USD, approximately $5mil USD went astray. Transparency International’s...
Written by Tilly Prior & Sarah Harris-Steingrüber Transparency International Cameroon (TI-C) has successfully implemented an online whistleblowing platform for patients to report instances of corruption in healthcare service delivery. This pilot project was supported by Indigo Trust through Transparency International’s Health Action Fund, a grant giving entity of the Pharmaceuticals and Healthcare Programme that supports...
This post was written by Stephanie Rogers & Ana Kubli about the Transparency International session at the World Health Summit. Both authors are students from the Hertie School of Governance in Berlin. Public procurement within healthcare is highly vulnerable to corruption, with severe implications for overall global health and economic development. Nigeria owes over 17mil USD...
Health system governance determines the primary objectives of a health system and the direction of policy and legislation needed to achieve these. Political institutions are responsible for seeking a compromise between the different groups in the healthcare sector, while ensuring public health needs and goals are met. This governance process of policy and legislation setting...

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