Thursday, February 02, 2006

Global Corruption Report 2006

Transparency International has released Global Corruption Report 2006. This year’s edition has a special focus on corruption and health. The book includes expert reports on:
  • the risks of corruption in different health care systems
  • the scale of the problem: from high-level corruption in Costa Rica to counterfeit medicines in Nigeria to
  • health care fraud in the United States
  • the costs of corruption in hospital administration and the problem of informal payments for health care
  • the impact of corruption at various points of the pharmaceutical chain
  • anti-corruption challenges posed by the fight against HIV/AIDS
It also includes:
  • detailed assessments of the state of corruption in 45 countries*
  • recommendations for cleaning up the health sector
  • examples of successes in preventing health-related bribery, fraud and corruption
  • the latest corruption-related research, including studies on the links between corruption and other global
  • issues such as pollution, gender and foreign investment.
* You can find here information about such CEE countries as Croatia, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia and Ukraine.

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