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G20 position paper: open contracting in healthcare procurement (2017)

Procuring decent medicines, quality facilities and suitable equipment are keystones in the delivery of effective healthcare. But deciding what to buy, at what price and from whom is a difficult job. Healthcare providers need access to stocks of several hundred medicines and a wide range of non-durable goods, which are all continually depleted and must be renewed. Healthcare and public procurement both suffer from high levels of corruption.

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