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

Filed under - Intergovernmental bodies

Policy position published 17 May 2017
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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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Country / Territory - International   
Region - Global   
Language(s) - English   
Topic - Health   |   Intergovernmental bodies   |   Politics and government   |   Public procurement   |   Technology   
Tags - G20   |   Public contracting   |   G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group   |   Healthcare   |   Open contracting   

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