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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...
Date: 13th March 2019 Location: Intercontinental Hotel, City Hall, City Square, Nairobi, Kenya Transparency International Health Initiative (TI-HI) and Transparency International Kenya (TI-Kenya) are pleased to invite you to an event we are hosting in Nairobi that will bring together private sector stakeholders in the health sector to discuss some of the challenges – and...
By Sebastiana Etzo 37 million: the number of global news entries if you google “corruption and health” Some of these are about the latest corruption scandals, others are more analytical pieces. Most entries – if not all – however, make a clear link between corruption and the severe consequences for access, quality and effectiveness of...