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  By Tom Wright & Josselin Canevet Earlier this month, Transparency International released the Global Corruption Barometer (GCB) — Africa report, which surveyed more than 47,000 citizens from 35 countries in Africa about their views on and experiences of corruption, including in the health care system. The research revealed that 14 per cent of citizens...
By Josselin Canevet With the conclusion of 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA), governments reiterated their support for transparency in medicines research and development (R&D). Indirectly, at centre stage of the assembly, was clinical trials where governments debated the “transparency clause”. This would mean that companies would have to disclose the actual costs of researching and...
By Caitlin Allen Today in Geneva, another day of the 72nd World Health Assembly (WHA) is taking place. At this annual 8-day event, the decision-making body of the World Health Organisation (WHO), comprised of representatives from the WHO’s 194 member countries, gather to discuss global health issues. Among these, there is the transparency resolution. Marked...
Corruption in healthcare resulting in millions unable to access healthcare Global failure to tackle corruption in service delivery 19th March 2019, London – Corruption in healthcare service delivery is significantly undermining global efforts to achieve universal health coverage, according to a new report launched today by Transparency International Health Initiative. “The Ignored Pandemic” finds that...